Micro-blogging is the practice of sending brief text updates, photos, audio/video clips or links and make these public on a website and/or distributed to a private group of subscribers. These messages can be submitted by text messaging, instant messaging or e-mail.
Many micro-blogs provide short commentary about medical news, medical specialties or a company's products and services.
Webicina features two microblogging platforms including Twitter
is a free social networking and micro-blogging service that allows its users to send and read other users' updates, which are text-based posts of up to 140 characters in length.
In countries all around the world, people follow the sources most relevant to them and access information via Twitter as it happens—from breaking world news to updates from friends.
Healthline updates on the latest Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) news and research.
Anything and everything COPD (and sometimes off topic) by Ifdy and Katelyn.
DRIVE4COPD is a national public health campaign that aims to find the “missing millions” of people who may be at risk for COPD and don’t even know it.
COPD Learn More Breathe Better®, a program of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute of NIH of DHHS, works to raise awareness of COPD.
Interactive support for COPD patients with chatrooms, message boards, e-mail lists, a newsletter, quit smoking and exercise support, a large library, and more.
We are your source for anything and everything related to Alpha-1 and COPD (and some things in between).
Health Wisdom on COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) from OrganizedWisdom. Sharing quality resources, trends, and research to help people.
Asthma, pulmonary HT, allergies: lecturer, online/med-journalist and patient 2.0 - caring about COPD
RN, freelance health writer, journalist, medical writer, passionate about COPD, About.com Guide to COPD
Your online community for COPDers and supporters from The Canadian Lung Association.
American Lung Association
The American Lung Association is the leading organization working to save lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease.
I am a COPD patient and patient advocate.I offer advice and guidance to those who have COPD by using videos posted on YouTube.
National/international projects to improve diagnosis/management/treatment of asthma/COPD/CVD/etc and health prof education as the lever for quality improvement.
COPD Education Director for American Lung Association in Arizona. I educate healthcare professionals about COPD, Tobacco Intervention Skills, and Spirometry.
There are aggregators that help you find people tweeting about chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
Twellow.com is currently grabbing publicly available messages from the Twitter.com micro-blogging service. They analyze and categorize each of the users responsible for those messages into the various categories found at Twellow.com.
It lets you track all the tweets and Twitter users focusing on chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.