Tumblr Quit Smoking Blog Study

This study examines how a quit smoking blog on Tumblr helps smokers quit.

Using the Internet to Stay Smoke Free

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.

In Depth Analysis of an Online Social Network for Quitting Smoking

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.

Recruitment and Retention in Web-Based Smoking Studies

This study examined the impact of phone and web-based survey methods on recruitment and retention in an Internet smoking cessation study.

Building a Young Adult Mobile App

A series of small group and individual discussions with young adult smokers and former smokers recruited online through Tumblr.

Young Adult Smoking and Quitting Patterns

The goal of this study is to learn more about young adults who report social smoking.

Viral Spread of a Quit Smoking Intervention Through Facebook Social Networks

This research study developed a Facebook quit smoking app and explored how it spread from one smoker to another throughout Facebook.

Tobacco Use Among Young Adults

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.