Date

2013-05-08

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Presentation

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This presentation highlights a project which compares the social support and influence experienced by people who use online social networks to the support and influence they experience from in-person friends and family. This presentation was part of the retreat mini-symposium entitled: Smartphones, Sensors, and Social Networks: The New Tools of Health Behavior Change.

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10.13028/1p4w-9z57

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This presentation highlights a project which compares the social support and influence experienced by people who use online social networks to the support and influence they experience from in-person friends and family. This presentation was part of the retreat mini-symposium entitled: Smartphones, Sensors, and Social Networks: The New Tools of Health Behavior Change.