Use of Technology and Social Networking in HIV Prevention. Antebi, N. & Schrimshaw, E. W. In Encyclopedia of AIDS, pages 1--6. Springer New York, 2014. 00001 DOI: 10.1007/978-1-4614-9610-6_97-1
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Definition: Technology and Social NetworkingIn this discussion, the term technology is used to specifically refer to various devices used to access the Internet, including both traditional desktop and laptop computers, and more recent mobile technologies, such as tablets and smartphones. The term social networking websites (web 2.0) is used to refer to Internet applications in which the content of a website is mostly driven by the users of the site (Rietmeijer and McFarlane 2009). These technologies are widely used for social communication, enabling them to be used for HIV prevention among both at-risk populations and the general public.BackgroundThe proliferation of new technologies and social networking websites creates new and exciting opportunities for HIV prevention. Used by more than 273 million people in the United States and over two billion people worldwide, the Internet has undoubtedly changed how its users access information and communicate. Social networking websites (e.g., ...

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