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Are you a SCEPTIC? SoCial mEdia Precision and uTility in Conferences

Lyttle, Mark D.; Roland, Damian; May, Natalie; Body, Richard; Carley, Simon; Lyttle, Mark

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Authors

Mark D. Lyttle

Damian Roland

Natalie May

Richard Body

Simon Carley



Abstract

We analysed Twitter feeds at an emergency medicine scientific conference to determine the (1) accuracy of disseminated educational messages and the (2) use in providing rapid feedback to speakers. Most speakers were happy for key messages to be tweeted, and the majority of tweets (34/37) represented these accurately. It is important that speakers and conference organisers consider Twitter use and its potential benefits and disadvantages.

Citation

Lyttle, M. D., Roland, D., May, N., Body, R., Carley, S., & Lyttle, M. (2015). Are you a SCEPTIC? SoCial mEdia Precision and uTility in Conferences. Emergency Medicine Journal, 32(5), 412-413. https://doi.org/10.1136/emermed-2014-204216

Journal Article Type Article
Publication Date May 1, 2015
Deposit Date Jan 26, 2015
Publicly Available Date Dec 2, 2016
Journal Emergency Medicine Journal
Print ISSN 1472-0205
Electronic ISSN 1472-0213
Publisher BMJ Publishing Group
Peer Reviewed Peer Reviewed
Volume 32
Issue 5
Pages 412-413
DOI https://doi.org/10.1136/emermed-2014-204216
Keywords twitter, social media, conference
Public URL https://uwe-repository.worktribe.com/output/835297
Publisher URL http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/emermed-2014-204216

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