How to Comment on Articles in the Newsfeed

Doximity is designed to be a place for professional expression and discussion. We require members to conduct themselves on our network in the same manner as they would offline in a professional medical setting. Please share your thoughts, opinions, questions, and insight! Doximity members are here to learn from and engage with you.

Please note: MD/DOs can only communicate with and see other comments from other MD/DOs. NPs are only able to communicate with and see other comments from other NPs. MD/DOs will not see comments from other specialists such as NPs and vice versa.

 

To leave a comment on an article from the website:

  • Log into your Doximity profile.
  • Click on the 'Home' tab.
  • Within the newsfeed, you can leave comments or tag another user on an article by putting an '@' sign before their name on a comment.
  • You can also click on the 'Upward Arrow' icon to like an article.

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  • To share an article, first click on the ''...'' icon to bring up a pop-up menu

  • Next, from the pop-up menu, click on the 'Share' icon to share the article through the following options: 'Copy Link', 'Send in a private message', 'Send an Email', 'Share on Facebook', 'Post to Twitter', or 'Share on LinkedIn'.

 

To leave a comment on an article from the app:

  • Log into your Doximity profile and tap on the 'News' tab.
  • You can leave a comment, tag another user, or tap on the 'Upward Arrow' icon to like an article.

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  • To share an article, first tap on the ''...'' icon to bring up a pop up menu.

  • Next, From the pop-up menu, tap on the 'share' icon to share the article through the different options.

 

Please note, the sharing options will appear differently for iOS and Android devices.

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What Types of Comments Violate Our Community Guidelines?

Doximity acknowledges and respects the value of different opinions, and our policies reflect our impartiality. We ask that members refrain from posting inappropriate, inaccurate, or objectionable content on any Doximity platform. Consider your audience when sharing something that may offend others.

We reserve the right to remove content that we deem inappropriate, examples of which are listed below:

  1. Discriminatory remarks based on race or ethnic origin, religion, disability, gender, age, nationality, veteran status, sexual orientation/gender identity, or medical specialty;
  2. Offensive or non-professional remarks and opinions;
  3. Unprofessional communications directed at particular credentials;
  4. Obscenity, vulgarity, or profanity;
  5. Advertising, solicitations, or spam;
  6. Defamatory personal attacks, insults, or threats;
  7. Comments intended to bait, antagonize, or provoke;
  8. Off-topic commentary or SHOUTING;
  9. URLs posted without context or accompanying text;
  10. Spreading false or misleading information;
  11. Posting comments that disclose personally identifiable health information of patients or otherwise violate patient privacy.

Please note that the above is not an exhaustive list. We reserve the right to remove comments that are not consistent with our Community Guidelines as described herein.

In an effort to foster professional, clinical, and productive discussion, Doximity regularly audits comments to ensure that members are adhering to our guidelines. If it is determined that a user's contributions are not meeting community standards, we reserve the right to suspend commenting ability indefinitely.

What Happens If I Violate a Community Guideline?

If you can no longer see your comment on the Doximity network, we have removed your comment for violating one or more of our Community Guidelines.

If you repeatedly violate our Community Guidelines, your comments will be subject to heightened moderation for a period of 30 days. If, during that period, your comments continue to violate Guidelines, your commenting privileges will be suspended.


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