Assessing the Usage of Dating Sites and Social Networking Sites in Newly Diagnosed HIV Positive Men Who Have Sex with Men (MSM) in Harris County, Texas, 2014

Najmus Abdullah, Sudipa Biswas, Weilin Zhou, Hafeez Rehman, Salma Khuwaja, Raouf R. Arafat

Abstract


This population based surveillance data was used to access the usage of dating sites and social networking sites in newly diagnosed HIV positive MSM's living in Harris County. Study findings indicates that young MSM's prefers to use dating sites than social networking sites due to it's anonymity and easy accessiblity through various mediums like computers, mobile apps etc.


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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5210/ojphi.v8i1.6497



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