How social media reveals an ugly truth

 Introduction The results are in. Nearly 300 people have been polled by the University of Salford’s Business School and over half of them purport that socialmedia has negatively impacted their lives. The poll… Continue reading

Laying the groundwork for mHealth research in a remote Aboriginal community

 Introduction In this article, I am telling you a story about how I am setting the stage for the type of study  I am conducting. The knowledge gained from studies on mHealth potential… Continue reading

Top 10 Articles on Social Media, Mobile Technology and Public Health

Introduction Youth Health 2.0 will soon be celebrating its 2nd birthday (July 28 2012). This blog is slowly learning to stand on its feet and is looking forward to another year online, sharing… Continue reading

National Transplant Week UK

It’s National Transplant Week in the UK and Youth Health 2.0 is happy to help the NHS Blood and Transplant (NHSBT) raise awareness of organ donation by publishing the infographic below which focuses… Continue reading

The art of engaging Indigenous youth via social media

Media consumption today has become personalized, through emergent technology, especially mobile technology and social media (which enables peer-to-peer sharing). Indigenous youth have more control over what their choices are in terms of what they… Continue reading

How social media can help during a natural disaster

Introduction In April 2012, Mashable reported 66% of Americans are connected to at least one form of social media. Everything from emergency relief departments, such as the Red Cross and FEMA, to police… Continue reading

HITnet paves the way for technology based youth engagement in healthcare

Introduction HITnet – Heuristic Interactive Technology, is a social enterprise for innovation and Internet-based communication in Australia. HITnet adopts a dialectic approach to content creation (Williams 1974 and Weiner 1997) whilst finding its… Continue reading

Marginalization and media use in Aboriginal communities

Introduction I have the opportunity to work and consult on the use of mobile technology and media (social) with academics and practitioners like Dr. Kate Senior and Professor Michael Christie. Their approach to… Continue reading


Originally posted on European Hospitals:
We published our findings on the use of Social Media by European Hospitals in JMIR. In this longitudinal study, we explored the use of social media by hospitals in 12…

Divas Chat causing social chaos

Introduction This is the title of the article on Divas Chat in the Central Australian Land Rights News which was published in April 2012. Here are key issues from the article: social networking is… Continue reading

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