The frequency of company-sponsored alcohol brand-related sites on facebook™ -2012

Siphannay Nhean, Justin Nyborn, Danielle Hinchey, Heather Valerio, Kathryn Kinzel, Michael Siegel, David H. Jernigan

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Abstract

Background: This research provides an estimate of the frequency of company-sponsored alcohol brand-related sites on Facebook™. Objectives: We conducted a systematic overview of the extent of alcohol brand-related sites on Facebook™ in 2012. Methods: We conducted a 2012 Facebook™ search for sites specifically related to 898 alcohol brands across 16 different alcoholic beverage types. Descriptive statistics were produced using Microsoft SQL Server. Results: We identified 1,017 company-sponsored alcohol-brand related sites on Facebook™. Conclusions: Our study advances previous literature by providing a systematic overview of the extent of alcohol brand sites on Facebook™.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)779-782
Number of pages4
JournalSubstance Use and Misuse
Volume49
Issue number7
DOIs
StatePublished - 2014

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Keywords

  • Alcohol
  • Facebook
  • Social media

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  • Psychiatry and Mental health
  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health
  • Health(social science)
  • Medicine (miscellaneous)
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Nhean, S., Nyborn, J., Hinchey, D., Valerio, H., Kinzel, K., Siegel, M., & Jernigan, D. H. (2014). The frequency of company-sponsored alcohol brand-related sites on facebook™ -2012. Substance Use and Misuse, 49(7), 779-782. DOI: 10.3109/10826084.2014.880177

The frequency of company-sponsored alcohol brand-related sites on facebook™ -2012. / Nhean, Siphannay; Nyborn, Justin; Hinchey, Danielle; Valerio, Heather; Kinzel, Kathryn; Siegel, Michael; Jernigan, David H.

In: Substance Use and Misuse, Vol. 49, No. 7, 2014, p. 779-782.

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Nhean, S, Nyborn, J, Hinchey, D, Valerio, H, Kinzel, K, Siegel, M & Jernigan, DH 2014, 'The frequency of company-sponsored alcohol brand-related sites on facebook™ -2012' Substance Use and Misuse, vol 49, no. 7, pp. 779-782. DOI: 10.3109/10826084.2014.880177
Nhean S, Nyborn J, Hinchey D, Valerio H, Kinzel K, Siegel M et al. The frequency of company-sponsored alcohol brand-related sites on facebook™ -2012. Substance Use and Misuse. 2014;49(7):779-782. Available from, DOI: 10.3109/10826084.2014.880177

Nhean, Siphannay; Nyborn, Justin; Hinchey, Danielle; Valerio, Heather; Kinzel, Kathryn; Siegel, Michael; Jernigan, David H. / The frequency of company-sponsored alcohol brand-related sites on facebook™ -2012.

In: Substance Use and Misuse, Vol. 49, No. 7, 2014, p. 779-782.

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