Heard about social media, but still not clear on what it is-or why you should get involved? Social
media describes a way of communicating. Essentially, social media Web sites like Facebook offer tools to have an online
conversation with friends, family and businesses. These sites offer ways to exchange messages, photographs and videos
and to play games.
Connect with the U-M Comprehensive Cancer Center on Facebook and Twitter
Why has the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center gotten involved? Because we've got a lot to say. Each day, we post the latest research news, tips for cancer prevention and advice for living well with cancer.
Here's where you can find us
In addition to finding friends, you can choose to become a fan of your favorite organizations and businesses. That's where the Cancer Center comes in. Once you become a fan of the Cancer Center, you'll see our daily posts about the latest in cancer research, prevention and treatment.
Find us on Facebook now. If you're not already a member, click "sign up" and follow the instructions.
To receive news about the Cancer Center, follow our Twitter feed. You can also sign up at Twitter.com. Then search for U-M Cancer Center and click "follow."
YouTubeYouTube allows people to view and post video clips. If you want to share snippets from your latest vacation video, this is the place to do it. Want to laugh? You'll find plenty of blooper reels. If you missed the latest public controversy, you'll probably find it here, too.
Universities, organizations and businesses also using YouTube for educational and professional purposes. The U-M Cancer Center posts videos about tips for living with cancer, complementary therapy demonstrations and the latest research news.
To share your video, you'll need to sign up. But if you'd like to view the Cancer Center's latest videos, visit our new YouTube channel. Our older videos remain on the U-M Health System's channel on YouTube.com. You can also visit our Cancer Research and Treatment Playlist, which is a feature of the U-M Health System's YouTube channel.