Social media, blogs and podcasts are all informal forms of media that scientists can use to share their research and expertise with a wider audience. Although these forms of publication do not adhere to the same editorial standards as the peer review process they do have merit in that they provide greater accessibility to research. Below are some resources specific to the scientific community.
There are variety of options for creating personal or organizational blogs. Below are a few popular platforms that the beginner blogger may be interested in: