Facebook and Google data reveals key health trends


    A report, released on Monday by Federal Assistant Minister for Health Dr David Gillespie, has for the first time looked at how Australians search for health and nutrition online.

    Study author, Dr Michael Jensen, a senior research fellow at the University of Canberra, says that while online interest in nutrition and health information is increasing – with searches for fruit, vegetables and nutrition growing steadily – many Australians still have poor health literacy.


    Digital Sociology; Technology; Health

    Period16 Oct 2017

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    • TitleFacebook and Google data reveals key health trends
      Media name/outletAJP.com.au
      PersonsMichael Jensen