• Noreen Kamal
  • Sidney Fels
  • Kendall Ho


Social network services are becoming increasingly popular, and people are using these networks to obtain and share information. The application of social network and social media to the collection, storage and review of personal information presents opportunities for improved personal health management. This paper presents a survey of the literature on the models for the use of online social networks and models for health behavior change. These are then combined to present a framework for health behavior change through social media. This framework is then used to develop a prototype for the system design.


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