Social networking sites are online platforms for people to interact with friends, family, coworkers, acquaintances and others with similar interests. Most social networking sites are free and provide multiple ways for their users to communicate with each other, for example, by blogging, chatting, sending messages, and/or sharing video, photos or text. Popular social networking sites such as Facebook are used daily by millions of people and are becoming a major source of information gathering. Social networking sites provide an immediate and personal way to deliver programs, products and information to individuals or friends within your personal network.
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Buttons, badges and widgets share health messages and information about campaigns and causes online. They are often created to be shared and include HTML code that allows them to be posted on a website.
You can become an advocate for health by posting buttons, badges or widgets to your website, blog, or social networking site. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and other organizations have developed a number of buttons, badges and widgets that are credible, automatically update and are free for you to disseminate to the population that you serve, whether it is health professionals or other consumers. Find buttons, badges and widgets by visiting the links at the bottom of the page.