Trends to Watch

  • Learn About How to Extend Your Social Media Reach at USCA 2018
    09-04-2018In 2018, there's no getting around using social media and digital tool (e.g. apps, texting, chatbots) when communicating with clients, providers, volunteers…
  • Who Is on Facebook? Snapchat? Who Is Smartphone Dependent?
    03-21-2018Social media data can inform our communication activities. Yesterday, we spoke with Lee Rainie, director of the internet and technology research at the Pew Res.…
  • Using Data to Make Healthcare & Program Decisions
    02-20-2018Data keeps us alert to what we should be focusing on and who is currently most at risk - Brenda Hernandez We al...
  • New Year’s Resolutions for Digital Communicators
    01-02-2018A new year is a good time to revisit your current social media work and set new goals about how you ll better serve your partne...
  • The Top 17 Digital Tools Blog Posts of 2017
    12-26-2017This year on HIV.gov we covered everything from using digital tools to promote awareness days to augmented and virtual reality. A...
  • Digital and Social Media Trends to Watch in 2018
    12-19-2017When it comes to new trends, the HIV.gov team has found it helpful to analyze each trend and ask: Will this new technology/tool/...
  • Snaps in Action
    12-05-2017Along with Instagram, Facebook, and others, Snapchat is one of the most popular apps in the U.S. among 18- to 24-year-olds. Given...
  • Using Infographics for HIV Communication
    11-14-2017If a picture s worth a thousand words, how many words is an infographic worth? Chances are you ve come across an infograp...
  • The Digital Future Has Arrived and We’ll Help You Navigate It
    11-07-2017You'll never know everything about anything, especially something you love. - Julia Child This quote sums up our approach...
  • Chatbots and HIV Communications: What You Need to Know
    10-17-2017Some of today s biggest technology companies are changing the way we find and interact with health information by expanding the...
  • 2017 State of Digital Media and HIV Survey
    09-26-2017Digital media outreach is no longer a fad; it is a real component to the success of our organizations, and our joint mission o...
  • How to Create Engaging Images for Social Media
    09-19-2017As social media evolves, so does our understanding of what works when it comes to engagement. As visual websites (Pinterest and I...
  • The State of Webinars: Tips from HIV.gov
    08-29-2017In today’s dynamic age of communication, public health professionals are using different forms of technology to interact with stakeholders and target pop.…
  • By the Numbers: Why Video is Effective
    08-01-2017At HIV.gov, we re often asked if videos are effective tools for communicating HIV prevention and treatment information. Our exp...