Risk + 2.0 – The week in links 5/21/2010

The week in links

E-health and Web 2.0: The doctor will tweet you now – How physicians and other professionals in the health industry are using social media and Web 2.0 tools to interact with patients.

YouTube Surpasses Two Billion Video Views Daily – This Mashable post also shows an “infographic” of YouTube’s 5-year history.

Social Media in Health Care: Barriers and Future Trends – A look at how social media has affected the health care industry, areas of resistance, and possibilities for the future.

Social Enterprise: 5 Tips for Getting Execs on Board – No effort to implement social technologies in a workplace will be successful without buy-in from management. This article lists several suggestions for gaining approval by those in the upper ranks.

Open Letter to Facebook on Privacy – A vehement recommendation to Facebook suggesting that opt-in is better than opt-out with Facebook’s new sharing framework. I agree. I really think that people value transparency over all else at the end of the day. Practices that are deceptive (intentional or not) simply won’t work in the long run. We should be paying close attention to how this unfolds.

The week in tweets

>> @blueeyepath How should healthcare organizations assess their social media risk? http://pbeye.info/3Ny (via @mindofandre, #mustshare)

>> @nancysiniard Healthcare Marketing: Why Risk Your Brand on Social Media http://wp.me/pzB01-em

>> @iAlvertis Social Media: Boon or Bane for Banks? http://bit.ly/cI2eeB #sm

>> @mebuell Young people are socially marginalized if they don’t particpate in social media; if they do they risk postings that may haunt them. #mesh10

>> @hiredeanpeters Amazing the risk companies take by not equipping/educating employees w/social media policies – http://ow.ly/1LFt8


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