Stay Connected at #OW2016
Help us share the excitement of ObesityWeek 2016 with social media followers around the globe. The Obesity Society (TOS) and the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) regularly post updates about the conference to our social media channels.
We hope you’ll support us in spreading the word about the research, treatment and prevention of obesity presented at ObesityWeek by using #OW2016!
How to join the conversation
Include the official ObesityWeek 2016 hashtag, #OW2016, in ALL social media posts.
- Post to Facebook and tag ObesityWeek, TOS, ASMBS Facebook Pages with @ObesityWeek, @The Obesity Society, @ASMBS, and use the hashtag #OW2016
- Tweet using hashtag #OW2016 and tag ObesityWeek, TOS and ASMBS in your post by including the Twitter handles: @ObesityWeek, @ObesitySociety and @ASMBS.
- Take photos of your fun times in New Orleans and share them using #OW2016 on our latest social media channel – Instagram! Tag us in photos of your social activities with @ObesitySociety, @theASMBS and #OW2016, along with other relevant tags like #obesity #research #science, etc.
How to compose the perfect tweet
New to Twitter? Don’t know a hashtag from a handle? You can STILL join the conversation and live tweet the great scientific and educational events at ObesityWeek. Here’s a step-by-step guide to compose the perfect #OW2016 tweet.
- Log in to Twitter at twitter.com or through the app downloaded to your mobile device.
- Click the button in the top right corner showing a feather/quill in a square. This will bring up a box that reads, “What’s happening?”
- Type your thought, quote from a session, or link. Be concise! Tweets are limited to 140 characters.
- Include hashtag #OW2016. Don’t forget to add this official meeting hashtag to ALL your tweets. Without the hashtag, you tweets won’t be connected to the discussion.
- Tag @ObesityWeek, @ObesitySociety and/or @ASMBS if you have enough characters left. We want to see your tweets!
Congratulations on your perfect tweet! Use this same format to post throughout the week.