Published on in Vol 16, No 10 (2014): October

Beyond Traditional Advertisements: Leveraging Facebook’s Social Structures for Research Recruitment

Beyond Traditional Advertisements: Leveraging Facebook’s Social Structures for Research Recruitment

Beyond Traditional Advertisements: Leveraging Facebook’s Social Structures for Research Recruitment

Journals

  1. Marks A, Wilkes L, Blythe S, Griffiths R. A novice researcher’s reflection on recruiting participants for qualitative research. Nurse Researcher 2017;25(2):34 View
  2. Kamp K, Herbell K, Magginis W, Berry D, Given B. Facebook Recruitment and the Protection of Human Subjects. Western Journal of Nursing Research 2019;41(9):1270 View
  3. Valdez R, Brennan P. Exploring patients’ health information communication practices with social network members as a foundation for consumer health IT design. International Journal of Medical Informatics 2015;84(5):363 View
  4. Vega Vega C, Gostlow H, Marlow N, Babidge W, Maddern G. Recruitment barriers in surgical education research. BMJ Simulation and Technology Enhanced Learning 2017;3(1):34 View
  5. Righi A. Assessing migration through social media: a review. Mathematical Population Studies 2019;26(2):80 View
  6. Krischer J, Cronholm P, Burroughs C, McAlear C, Borchin R, Easley E, Davis T, Kullman J, Carette S, Khalidi N, Koening C, Langford C, Monach P, Moreland L, Pagnoux C, Specks U, Sreih A, Ytterberg S, Merkel P. Experience With Direct-to-Patient Recruitment for Enrollment Into a Clinical Trial in a Rare Disease: A Web-Based Study. Journal of Medical Internet Research 2017;19(2):e50 View
  7. Mejova Y, Weber I, Fernandez-Luque L. Online Health Monitoring using Facebook Advertisement Audience Estimates in the United States: Evaluation Study. JMIR Public Health and Surveillance 2018;4(1):e30 View
  8. MacDonnell K, Cowen E, Cunningham D, Ritterband L, Ingersoll K. Online recruitment of a non-help-seeking sample for an internet intervention: Lessons learned in an alcohol-exposed pregnancy risk reduction study. Internet Interventions 2019;17:100240 View
  9. Davies B, Kotter M. Lessons From Recruitment to an Internet-Based Survey for Degenerative Cervical Myelopathy: Comparison of Free and Fee-Based Methods. JMIR Research Protocols 2018;7(2):e18 View
  10. Wilhelmy J, Serpell J, Brown D, Siracusa C. Behavioral associations with breed, coat type, and eye color in single-breed cats. Journal of Veterinary Behavior 2016;13:80 View
  11. Ford K, Albritton T, Dunn T, Crawford K, Neuwirth J, Bull S. Youth Study Recruitment Using Paid Advertising on Instagram, Snapchat, and Facebook: Cross-Sectional Survey Study. JMIR Public Health and Surveillance 2019;5(4):e14080 View
  12. Akers L, Gordon J. Using Facebook for Large-Scale Online Randomized Clinical Trial Recruitment: Effective Advertising Strategies. Journal of Medical Internet Research 2018;20(11):e290 View
  13. Ogan C, Giglou R, d'Haenens L. Challenges of conducting survey research related to a social protest movement: Lessons learned from a study of Gezi protests involving the Turkish diaspora in three European countries. The Information Society 2017;33(1):1 View
  14. Applequist J, Burroughs C, Ramirez A, Merkel P, Rothenberg M, Trapnell B, Desnick R, Sahin M, Krischer J. A novel approach to conducting clinical trials in the community setting: utilizing patient-driven platforms and social media to drive web-based patient recruitment. BMC Medical Research Methodology 2020;20(1) View
  15. McAleese S, Clyne B, Matthews A, Brugha R, Humphries N. Gone for good? An online survey of emigrant health professionals using Facebook as a recruitment tool. Human Resources for Health 2016;14(S1) View
  16. Byaruhanga J, Tzelepis F, Paul C, Wiggers J, Byrnes E, Lecathelinais C. Cost Per Participant Recruited From Rural and Remote Areas Into a Smoking Cessation Trial Via Online or Traditional Strategies: Observational Study. Journal of Medical Internet Research 2019;21(11):e14911 View
  17. Menefee H, Thompson M, Guterbock T, Williams I, Valdez R. Mechanisms of Communicating Health Information Through Facebook: Implications for Consumer Health Information Technology Design. Journal of Medical Internet Research 2016;18(8):e218 View
  18. Carter-Harris L, Bartlett Ellis R, Warrick A, Rawl S. Beyond Traditional Newspaper Advertisement: Leveraging Facebook-Targeted Advertisement to Recruit Long-Term Smokers for Research. Journal of Medical Internet Research 2016;18(6):e117 View
  19. Staffileno B, Zschunke J, Weber M, Gross L, Fogg L, Tangney C. The Feasibility of Using Facebook, Craigslist, and Other Online Strategies to Recruit Young African American Women for a Web-Based Healthy Lifestyle Behavior Change Intervention. Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing 2017;32(4):365 View
  20. Pötzschke S, Braun M. Migrant Sampling Using Facebook Advertisements. Social Science Computer Review 2017;35(5):633 View
  21. Lane T, Armin J, Gordon J. Online Recruitment Methods for Web-Based and Mobile Health Studies: A Review of the Literature. Journal of Medical Internet Research 2015;17(7):e183 View
  22. Draucker C, Rawl S, Vode E, Carter‐Harris L. Understanding the decision to screen for lung cancer or not: A qualitative analysis. Health Expectations 2019;22(6):1314 View
  23. Arayasirikul S, Chen Y, Jin H, Wilson E. A Web 2.0 and Epidemiology Mash-Up: Using Respondent-Driven Sampling in Combination with Social Network Site Recruitment to Reach Young Transwomen. AIDS and Behavior 2016;20(6):1265 View
  24. van der Heijden L, Piner S, van de Sande M. Pigmented villonodular synovitis: a crowdsourcing study of two hundred and seventy two patients. International Orthopaedics 2016;40(12):2459 View
  25. Watson B, Robinson D, Harker L, Arriola K. The Inclusion of African-American Study Participants in Web-Based Research Studies: Viewpoint. Journal of Medical Internet Research 2016;18(6):e168 View
  26. Frandsen M, Thow M, Ferguson S. The Effectiveness Of Social Media (Facebook) Compared With More Traditional Advertising Methods for Recruiting Eligible Participants To Health Research Studies: A Randomized, Controlled Clinical Trial. JMIR Research Protocols 2016;5(3):e161 View
  27. Lin C, Kim T. Predicting user response to sponsored advertising on social media via the technology acceptance model. Computers in Human Behavior 2016;64:710 View
  28. Thompson M, Valdez R. Online Filipino-Americans' perspectives on informatics-enabled health management. Health Policy and Technology 2015;4(4):320 View
  29. Thornton L, Batterham P, Fassnacht D, Kay-Lambkin F, Calear A, Hunt S. Recruiting for health, medical or psychosocial research using Facebook: Systematic review. Internet Interventions 2016;4:72 View
  30. Valdez R, Guterbock T, Fitzgibbon K, Williams I, Wellbeloved-Stone C, Bears J, Menefee H. From loquacious to reticent: understanding patient health information communication to guide consumer health IT design. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association 2017;24(4):680 View
  31. Cordoş A, Bolboacă S, Drugan C. Social Media Usage for Patients and Healthcare Consumers: A Literature Review. Publications 2017;5(2):9 View
  32. Doshi A, Connally L, Johnson A, Skrzypek A. Creating a centralized social media recruitment service for research teams at the University of Michigan. Journal of Clinical and Translational Science 2021;5(1) View
  33. Belitzky E, Bach C, Belitzky E. Leveraging social media for knowledge management healthcare capability. Measuring Business Excellence 2020;ahead-of-print(ahead-of-print) View
  34. Miller E, Woodward A, Flinchum G, Young J, Tabor H, Halley M. Opportunities and pitfalls of social media research in rare genetic diseases: a systematic review. Genetics in Medicine 2021 View
  35. Rogers C, Moutinho Jr T, Liu X, Valdez R. Designing Consumer Health Information Technology to Support Biform and Articulation Work: A Qualitative Study of Diet and Nutrition Management as Patient Work. JMIR Human Factors 2021;8(3):e27452 View
  36. Vu M, Huynh V, Bednarczyk R, Escoffery C, Ta D, Nguyen T, Berg C, Pikhart M. Experience and lessons learned from multi-modal internet-based recruitment of U.S. Vietnamese into research. PLOS ONE 2021;16(8):e0256074 View

Books/Policy Documents

  1. Benda N, Montague E, Valdez R. Design for Health. View
  2. Valdez R, Keim-Malpass J. Social Web and Health Research. View
  3. Aditya Shastry K, Sanjay H, Kumar M. Artificial Intelligence for Information Management: A Healthcare Perspective. View