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Sixty seconds on . . . TikTok doctors

BMJ 2021; 372 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.n286 (Published 29 January 2021) Cite this as: BMJ 2021;372:n286

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Dear Editor,
Although I am considered "old" on Tik Tok, I have found it to be a rather entertaining and unfortunately addictive place to be. It also has the potential to provide bitesize education within the 1 minute videos as many creators do.

However, like with all social media platforms I am cognizant that we need to be cautious over the kind of content we post especially when identifying yourself as a medical professional. There have mean several instances of individuals posting content which may put the publics trust in us at risk ; generally inappropriate, judgemental or misleading.

Competing interests: No competing interests

29 January 2021
Jessica E Kennett
F2 Doctor
8 Cornwallis Crescent, Clifton BS8 4PL