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Table 8 Reasons for radiologists to use Twitter

From: Social media for radiologists: an introduction

- To get a quick overview of news and literature by following people with similar interests, educational leaders (“radiology influencers”), scientific journals, and professional (radiology) organisations
- To engage in discussions and chats with peers, without hierarchy
- To gather radiology-related information and news
- To participate in Tweet Chats during radiology meetings
- To become a curator of information, to inform colleagues where you stand on topics
- To propagate expert opinions and research findings
- To increase the visibility of radiology, both for patients and medical professionals
- To engage as a medical imaging expert in dedicated professional SoMe platforms