Essay from the year 2016 in the subject Health - Nursing Science - Miscellaneous, grade: 65.00, , language: English, abstract: The modern technology has revolutionized the industrial sectors in unique ways. The incorporation of the contemporary technology significantly affects the health care system is various ways. As a consequence, the efficiency of the overall system has extensively improved. Unfortunately, the integration of these developments leads to a number of challenges. Major risks involved in the use of social media platforms include permanence of information, the scope of distribution, reputation damage, pseudonyms a well as the misapprehension of the extent of privacy control. Particularly, the use of social media in nursing platforms plays a central role in enhancing the communication techniques and reaching a wider geographical region within a short period at relatively reduced costs.