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Using common-sense privacy protections, pathologists can share images on social media sites for educational purposes. Professional and educational benefits of social sharing are overwhelmingly positive when done properly.

Comment: We need to discuss more in-depth how privacy concerns can be addressed when taking advantage of the significant benefits of online education. This article is a good start for pathology image sharing online.



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