Could Tik Tok be a way to share information with the public about hearing healthcare? One audiologist in Maryland thinks so.
Emily Taylor, AuD, originally used the social media platform to raise awareness about the potential impacts of hazardous noise exposure on hearing. She has since posted about other topics and now has almost a million followers.
You can read about her story on her local news channel here:
Note: If you are planning on using social media, regardless of the platform, make sure that you are following all applicable laws and codes related to patient privacy.
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