Get "In the Know" on Social Media

Content From: CDC NPINPublished: February 15, 20132 min read


CDCNPIN In the KnowThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's National Prevention Information Network (CDC NPIN) is pleased to announce an upcoming webcast series starting Tuesday, Feb. 19 at 2 PM EST, titled, "In the Know: Social Media for Public Health." Each webcast will feature social media experts discussing how to harness the latest social media tools for the greatest public health impact.

Sandwiched by the International Social Media Week (Feb. 18–22) and Mashable’s Social Media Day (June 30), NPIN’s “In the Know” webcast series is intended to celebrate the diversity and power of social tools. Over the next 6 months, these webcasts will provide basic information, tips, and hints for how public health organizations can use social tools to promote public health and expand outreach initiatives. The webcasts will also provide a great opportunity to ask questions and learn from fellow public health practitioners. Use hashtag #sm4ph to follow along and ask questions on Twitter. You can also submit questions before or during the webcast to

Save the date and be sure to join us at 2 P.M. (EST) for the latest social media insights on topics including:

  • Feb. 19 – Twitter
  • March 12 – LinkedIn & SlideShare
  • April 2 – Gaming & Mobile
  • April 23 – Facebook & Image Sharing (Instagram, Pinterest & Flickr)
  • May 14 – Google Plus & YouTube
  • June 4Social Media Measurement & Evaluation

To learn more about and register for the upcoming webcast series, visit We look forward to your participation!

Follow @CDCNPIN and #SM4PH and help spread the word!