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After the wonderful @EANBoard #SoMe4Epis module on social media for public health professionals, on request:

[THREAD] Here’s my bag of resources and explanations for beginners, to get started on social media

#epitwitter
Kicking off with an introduction to social media for scientists by @hollybik & @MiriamGoldste

All in the familiar academic format of a journal article: dx.plos.org/10.1371/journa…

#scicomm @PLOSBiology
So why engage in social media as an epidemiologist or public health professional?

It helps to build trust in science!

#PLOSONE: Using selfies to challenge public stereotypes of scientists

#scicomm #scientistswhoselfie
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Ok. There are a ton of great articles on WHY scholars should join Twitter, but most don’t offer an in-depth HOW-to.

This leads to hesitation and timidness.

So, I present a thread “You’ve joined Twitter. Now what?” #AcademicTwitter #scicomm #SoMe
First, choose a handle you’ll be happy with 5 years from now. I’d regret creating @SarahNEU2013 now that I’ve long since graduated.

#academictwitter #scitwitter #medtwitter
Next, pick a good bio photo. A professional headshot you’ve used in other places (e.g., university directory) is smart.

Because Twitter has paused verification, I see consistent photos across multiple channels as an unofficial way to confirm you are who you say you are.
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It's #scientistswhoselfie day, a day when scientists take selfies of them doing their work to show the world how diverse we are! So, here's what it looks like when I'm doing research (I know, boring right? All I get is a laptop, pen and paper, and coffee… instagram.com/p/BkTuBTpArz2/
We do #scientistswhoselfie to show the world how diverse we are! That's why I participate, to show the world that we are a spectrum.
OOPS it's #NationalSelfieDay, but hey, that sounds like #scientistswhoselfie day to me 😀
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