Since its launch in 2006, Twitter has grown to comprise a community of over 200 million monthly active users. Twitter is now undergoing a mobile revolution with 80% of its users accessing the site via a mobile device.
Last week marked the 8th annual celebration of National Health IT Week, a time when organizations across the country join together to raise awareness of the value of health IT. This infographic illustrates the progress made to date on moving toward the goal of patient-centered, information-driven healthcare.
The temptation with social media can be to jump on the bandwagon and establish a presence on every platform – but some platforms match your goals better than others. Here is a useful infographic on choosing the most effective social media tools to fit your healthcare goals. From patient education to physician support and increasing the visibility of your website choosing the correct platform will enhance your marketing and outreach efforts.
Since its launch in 2006, Twitter has amassed a staggering 500 million users (an estimated 20 million accounts are fake) with China leading the way as the country with the most users – 35.5 million.
170 billion tweets have been sent over the past seven years, with an average of 400 tweets per day. The majority of users access the platform via a mobile device.
View the latest Twitter stats in this Wishpond infographic. Click to tweet this
The infographic below — by the University of Illinois at Chicago’s Online Masters of Health Informatics program — breaks down and describes health informatics and the mashup of technology and healthcare.
Here’s a handy cheat sheet for maximizing your social media marketing efforts on Facebook, Pinterest and Google+