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Micro-blogging Requirements and Best Practices


This document has been designed to assist and provide information to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) employees and contractors on the process for creating microblogging profiles, requirements for planning and design, and best practices for participating and engaging on Twitter, the micro-blogging site in which CDC currently participates.

Primary Toolkit:

Communications Toolkit

Keyword Area:

Health Promotion and Health Education, Risk Communication, Workforce Competency


Institutional Author:

Centers for Disease Control





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