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Maclean, F., Jones, D., Carin-Levy, G. & Hunter, H. (2013) Understanding Twitter. British Journal of Occupational Therapy, 76 (6), pp. 295-298.
This opinion piece introduces, defines and considers the application of Twitter within occupational therapy research and education. It defines what this social networking tool is and examines its potential for use in occupational therapy education, its use by students and within research. It raises critical issues that the profession must address in relation to the responsible use of Twitter. This opinion piece strongly advocates for the use of Twitter, as a form of social media that needs to be better used and understood by educators, researchers and practitioners within occupational therapy.