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Social Media Apps Use Twitter to Track Illness Outbreaks


Science & Tech  (tags: health, illnesses, social media, Twitter, interesting, science, humans, news, society, study, tech )

Carrie
- 337 days ago - foodsafetynews.com
The opportunity to use social media platforms to report and track foodborne illnesses is becoming increasingly feasible as more and more people use social media to discuss the ins and outs of daily life.



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Peggy A. (0)
Monday August 19, 2013, 12:04 pm
noted
 

Bob P. (425)
Monday August 19, 2013, 4:32 pm
Thanks Carrie
 

GGmaSheila D. (132)
Monday August 19, 2013, 5:00 pm
Noted with thanks.
 

Jason S. (57)
Monday August 19, 2013, 7:17 pm
Good posting, thanks
 

Nancy Gizuk (21)
Monday August 19, 2013, 8:00 pm
This was great
 

Veronica C. (42)
Monday August 19, 2013, 9:14 pm
I still don't understand why people think they need to Tweet their every move, but I guess this might help someone.
 

. (0)
Tuesday August 20, 2013, 7:09 am
Neat! Thanks for sharing, Carrie.
 

Robert O. (12)
Tuesday August 20, 2013, 9:23 am
Though I think we're going overboard with the use of apps and social media, this could be useful considering all the atrocities taking place in the food production system not to mention the worrying increase of food illness outbreaks.
 

Roger Garin-michaud (61)
Tuesday August 20, 2013, 1:32 pm
noted, thanks
 

Fi T. (16)
Wednesday August 21, 2013, 5:21 am
We need more beneficial inventions as this
 
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