Getting Information About Tinnitus
Are you curious about the information your patients find online regarding tinnitus? If so, you may be interested in a study by Deshpande et al (2018).
In 2017, these authors searched Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube for information related to tinnitus. The most popular platform was Facebook, while the least popular was Twitter. Regardless of the platform, there was a considerable amount of misinformation. The authors discuss the implications of these findings.
Deshpande A, Deshpande S, O’Brien C. (2018) A study of social media utilization by individuals with tinnitus. Am J Audiol:1–11 [Epub ahead of print].