@FightTheBiteHI is in full swing on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. The social media platforms were selected to increase the reach of the Fight the Bite campaign with those who are typically less exposed to more traditional communications methods used by the campaign.
With the increasing popularity and capabilities of social media, the campaign hopes to extend prevention messaging in small and easy to understand pieces of information. The content includes tips to prevent mosquito bites outdoors, easy steps to prevent mosquito infestation, and popular articles that talk about the link between mosquitoes and diseases like Zika, dengue, and chikungunya. The hashtag #FightTheBiteHI has been a popular way to group the different voices promoting the campaign.
To follow Fight the Bite on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram, simply search for FightTheBiteHI in each platform.