Discussion Paper Offers Guidance on Identifying Credible Sources of Health Information in Social Media
WASHINGTON — A new individually authored discussion paper in NAM Perspectives — the digital periodical of the National Academy of Medicine — outlines principles and attributes that social media platforms can use to identify potentially credible sources of health...
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Identifying Credible Sources of Health Information in Social Media: Principles and Attributes
People seek and receive health information from a wide variety of sources. Increasing numbers of Americans have turned to internet sources for health and medical information in recent years, with approximately 3 out of 4 searching for health information online today.
The authors of a new NAM Perspectives discussion paper developed a set of initial principles and attributes that could inform social media platforms’ identification and possible elevation of credible sources of health information.