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General New Media Information | Web Design | Texting (aka SMS) | Wikis, Social Networking (& More)

General New Media Information

These websites help providers gain a better understanding of what new media is, and how public health programs are using it.

AIDS.gov New Media Toolkit
http://blog.aids.gov/new-media-toolkit.html
The blog has many useful links to organizations using new media for health services, plus easy-to-follow explanations of what this new media stuff is, and how people are using it!

Commoncraft
www.commoncraft.com.
Provides videos on a number of new media tools "in plain English.” Short, unique and understandable – has videos explaining podcasts, twitter, RSS feeds and more!

ISIS
www.isis-inc.org.
Internet Sexuality Information Services, Inc. is an organization dedicated to developing and using Internet technologies to prevent disease transmission and enhance sexual well-being of individuals and communities. On their website you can find links to projects utilizing new media in innovative ways, like www.inspot.org, peer STD partner notification.


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