This study examines how a quit smoking blog on Tumblr helps smokers quit.
Each year, thousands of people who have recently quit smoking turn to the Internet for help in staying smoke free. Yet very little is known about the type of information or support that can best meet their needs. This study is designed to learn more about recent quitters in order to design Internet programs that can help them stay smoke free.
Millions of smokers turn to the Internet each year for cessation assistance and hundreds of thousands seek advice and support in online social networks for smoking cessation. Though it has been nearly 15 years since the first online social network for smoking cessation was launched, little is known about the ways in which online social networks impact tobacco use. This study will examine how online social networks influence smoking cessation.
This study examined the impact of phone and web-based survey methods on recruitment and retention in an Internet smoking cessation study.
A series of small group and individual discussions with young adult smokers and former smokers recruited online through Tumblr.
The goal of this study is to learn more about young adults who report social smoking.
This research study developed a Facebook quit smoking app and explored how it spread from one smoker to another throughout Facebook.
This is a longitudinal study designed to understand the trajectories of tobacco use in a national sample of young adults. Read more about how this study works.