The National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD) has launched a Twitter handle to promote its research and educational efforts for hearing health and related disorders.
In addition to the NIDCD’s new Twitter handle, it has also launched a Facebook page for “It’s a Noisy Planet. Protect Their Hearing,” an education campaign on noise-induced hearing loss,
Social media is growing in the hearing community. Hearing health professionals and advocacy organizations are increasingly using blogs, Facebook, and Twitter to foster like-minded advocates and communities, and to spread information faster through an individual’s online social networks.