The Use of Social Media in Public Health Surveillance
Western Pacific Surveillance and Response Journal,
Social media are broadly understood as a set of online activities that facilitate interpersonal communication, information sharing, collaboration or crowdsourcing among online users. This is a brief overview of some of the uses of social media data for public health surveillance and some of the data’s strengths and limitations.
Fung, Isaac Chun-Hai, Zion Tsz Ho Tse, King-Wa Fu.
"The Use of Social Media in Public Health Surveillance."
Western Pacific Surveillance and Response Journal,, 6 (2): 3-6.