Thompson, MD, Lisa J. Social media use widely accessible Web-based and mobile technologies to facilitate the creation and sharing of user-generated content in a collaborative and social manner.
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Attendees have reported that they tweet during meetings to make notes to themselves, share thoughts with other colleagues, and help bring attention to new and important findings.
Those who cannot attend a meeting can follow along on Twitter to see the big takeaways and what their colleagues are excited about in real time and even ask questions or join discussions about meeting content.
Growing Use of Twitter Posts on Twitter are organized using hashtags—keywords that can be searched to find tweets related to a specific topic or theme. Usage of these meeting hashtags has seen a huge jump since they first were coined 4 years ago, proving that social media is an increasingly relevant learning tool.
At the Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium, users sent 1, tweets during the meeting; inusers sent 2, tweets.
This growth reflects the rising number of oncology professionals on social media, as well as the value of social media in professional education. These volunteers share meeting updates and their own insights in real time and are a great source for information, which spans the cancer care continuum outside of ASCO meetings as well.
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