The Role of Social Network Technologies in Online Health Promotion: A Narrative Review of Theoretical and Empirical Factors Influencing Intervention Effectiveness

The Role of Social Network Technologies in Online Health Promotion: A Narrative Review of Theoretical and Empirical Factors Influencing Intervention Effectiveness

The Role of Social Network Technologies in Online Health Promotion: A Narrative Review of Theoretical and Empirical Factors Influencing Intervention Effectiveness

Panos Balatsoukas 1, 2, PhD;  Catriona M Kennedy 3, 4, PhD;  Iain Buchan 1, 2, MD,FFPH,FACMI;  John Powell 5, PhD,FFPH;  John Ainsworth 1, 2, MSc

1 Institute of Population Health, Centre for Health Informatics, University of Manchester, Manchester , GB

2 Health eResearch Centre, Farr Institute for Health Informatics Research, University of Manchester, Manchester , GB

3 School of Computer Science , University of Birmingham, Birmingham , GB

4 School of Computer Science , University of Manchester, Manchester , GB

5 Nuffield Department of Primary Care, Medical Sciences Division, University of Oxford, Oxford , GB

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