Gay and bisexual man may only represent seven percent of the male population in the U.S., however they also account for 78 percent of new HIV infections among men. e Health Interventions for HIV Prevention in High-Risk Men Who Have Sex with Men: A Systematic Review.Sexpulse, an interactive website designed by healthcare professionals and computer programmers to target men looking for sexual partners via the internet, was linked to reductions in risky sexual behavior. (KIU), a website that spread prevention methods through video games, helped by reducing rates of unprotected anal sex.Self-reported HIV testing among chat room participants increased when a sexual health expert entered the chat room to post information regarding HIV testing and responded to participants seeking HIV information.What happens when we bring our digital selves to work? Valued at .8 billion last year, Slack claims 5 million daily active users across workplaces that include 21st Century Fox, Dow Jones, and the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory.Slack was not the first company to offer workplace chat and instant messaging: Before Slack, there was Campfire; there was Hip Chat. Slack comes in a free version with limited storage and features but also offers several tiers of expanded plans, priced per active user.
"What we now have is a road map to follow for larger, longer trials that may definitely confirm the effectiveness of e Health in fighting the spread of HIV."Although outreach and education programs have stabilized overall HIV infection rates in the United States, the number of new infections among gay and bisexual men has been steadily increasing.Slack, first released in 2013, has essentially ushered employer-sanctioned social media into the workplace.At some point over the last year, it started to feel, at least in a certain kind of office, as ubiquitous as those other social-media giants.In which case, some explanation: Slack is a workplace messaging app that lets co-workers easily carry on an assortment of group and individual conversations, some private and some public, all organized in a simple user interface; it’s chattier than sending an email, less of a hassle than scheduling a meeting.It’s also easy to use on your phone — not so different from sending a text — and perhaps because of that ease, or because of the bright Silicon Valley affect it shares with services like Facebook and Instagram (Slack’s headquarters are in San Francisco), it tends to foster a dashed-off, emoji-laced vernacular. Such was the case in Laura’s office, where the salespeople, who are generally more senior, use Slack less than the account managers, who are generally more junior.