Ugeskr Læger 2017;179:V04170312
Social media as a professional medical tool
Social media are internet-based platforms enabling people to connect, interact and share updates across cities and country borders. In the last few years social media have gained a place as a professional tool for doctors to network and to follow the latest research and educational items. This article describes the most important social media platforms and reviews the status of social media as a professional tool for doctors. The impact of social media on the established scientific landscape is also reviewed.