Understanding colorectal twitter: A comparison of its highest and lowest rank influencers

Omar Elfanagely, Ananya Gorrai, Olivia Wallden, Fernando Arias, Daniel L. Feingold, Nell Maloney Patel

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Abstract

The distribution of content related to colorectal surgery in social media is steadily increasing. Social media influencers possess large audiences and are frequently viewed as authority; however, their credibility is often unchecked. In our commentary we present our analysis and comparison of the most and least influential accounts on Twitter within the field of colorectal surgery. Additionally, we discuss the current literature, role and importance of social media for the modern surgeon.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number100419
JournalCancer Treatment and Research Communications
Volume28
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 2021

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Oncology
  • Cancer Research

Keywords

  • Colorectal surgery
  • Influencer
  • Social media
  • Twitter

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