Tweeting the Meeting: An In-Depth Analysis of Twitter Activity at Kidney Week 2011

  title={Tweeting the Meeting: An In-Depth Analysis of Twitter Activity at Kidney Week 2011},
  author={Tejas Desai and Afreen I Shariff and Aabid Shariff and Mark Kats and Xiangming Fang and Cynthia Christiano and Maria Ferris},
  booktitle={PloS one},
In recent years, the American Society of Nephrology (ASN) has increased its efforts to use its annual conference to inform and educate the public about kidney disease. Social media, including Twitter, has been one method used by the Society to accomplish this goal. Twitter is a popular microblogging service that serves as a potent tool for disseminating information. It allows for short messages (140 characters) to be composed by any author and distributes those messages globally and quickly… CONTINUE READING
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