The future implications of social media and data on healthcare

Ryan Williams

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Abstract

The implications of social media are far-reaching, delving into education, business, political and healthcare environments. It has been widely commented on social media's influence on the 2016 U.S. election. It is now commonplace for political candidates to use social media to reach out to the electorate.

The amount of content already being produced on social media is enormous. Never in human history have such data sets been available for analysis, and they have the potential to transform how we live. Communities that network produce insightful data which can offer valuable indicators into how human populations operate in both large-scale and more intimate ways.
Original languageEnglish
TypeArticle
Media of outputWebsite
PublisherBerkman Klein Centre at Harvard University
Number of pages1
Place of PublicationHarvard University
EditionWinter
Volume2
Publication statusPublished - 27 May 2022

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