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Flavored Tobacco Social Media Message Library

How to use this library

First, find a post you want to use by clicking on either button. These are posts on flavored tobacco! Follow the instructions for Twitter or Facebook.

 

To use these Instagram Posts:

  1. Save the images to your computer or phone
  2. Copy the caption we have provided (feel free to use exactly what we wrote or customize them to make them more interesting to your community)
  3. In Instagram, tap the “+” button to create a new post
  4. Choose the photos you have saved (if there are multiple, double check the number bubbles to make sure they are in the right order)
  5. Go to the next screen to add the caption you have copied
  6. Click “Share” to make it live!

Caption

With fruity flavors like mango, watermelon, and pink lemonade, the tobacco industry is using flavored tobacco to target kids. That’s why 80% of kids who have used tobacco started with a flavored product. Find out how you can support your teen to quit: www.flavorshookkids.org #flavorshookkids #quitnow #tobaccofreekids


Caption

With teens being 7 times more likely to vape nicotine than adults, it’s clear that the tobacco industry’s marketing tactics are working. The industry uses sweet flavors and colorful packaging for its vaping products to appeal to youth. Need to talk to your teen about quitting? Find support here: www.flavorshookkids.org #flavorshookkids #quittoday #nicotinefree


Caption

The tobacco industry attracts kids to vaping by using fun flavors, like OMG (Orange, Mango, Guava), that spark curiosity and make tobacco products taste sweet. That’s why 97% of kids who vape use flavors. This puts teens at risk for a lifetime of nicotine addiction. Find out how to support your youth to quit: www.flavorshookkids.org #flavorshookkids #quittoday #nicotinefree


Instructions

Option 1: Create your own tweet

  1. Copy text and place in tweet.
  2. Right-click the accompanying graphic and select “save image as” to save it to your computer.
  3. Upload graphic to Twitter as part of your tweet.

Option 2: Re-tweet TECC's tweet

  1. Click on the Tweet to go to TECC’s version of the tweet and then retweet it.
  2. You have the option to add your own introductory text if desired.

Next, copy the caption. We’ve written short, attention getting captions that include links to trustworthy sources. Feel free to use exactly what we wrote or customize them to make them more interesting to your community. Once you’ve got your caption, paste it into the “Write a post…” field on your Facebook page.

Now you want a good image. You can use the images we’ve provided (to download, right click the image, and select “Save image as”), or you can pick your own visually interesting and relevant image. If you don’t have your own images, use TECC’s free image gallery for tobacco control. Upload the image to your post, click “Publish”, and that’s it!


Caption

With fruity flavors like mango, watermelon, and pink lemonade, the tobacco industry is using flavored tobacco to target kids. That’s why 80% of kids who have used tobacco started with a flavored product. Find out how you can support your teen to quit: www.flavorshookkids.org #flavorshookkids #quitnow #tobaccofreekids


Caption

With teens being 7 times more likely to vape nicotine than adults, it’s clear that the tobacco industry’s marketing tactics are working. The industry uses sweet flavors and colorful packaging for its vaping products to appeal to youth. Need to talk to your teen about quitting? Find support here: www.flavorshookkids.org #flavorshookkids #quittoday #nicotinefree


Caption

The tobacco industry attracts kids to vaping by using fun flavors, like OMG (Orange, Mango, Guava), that spark curiosity and make tobacco products taste sweet. That’s why 97% of kids who vape use flavors. This puts teens at risk for a lifetime of nicotine addiction. Find out how to support your youth to quit: www.flavorshookkids.org #flavorshookkids #quittoday #nicotinefree


Caption

Bright colors, candy like packaging, and sweet flavors—stuff kids love. And the tobacco industry knows it. It’s like giving super addictive candy to a baby.
https://tobaccofreeca.com/tobacco-industry/targeting-youth/


Caption

By adding menthol, the minty flavor additive, to their products, the tobacco industry cracked the addiction formula. Menthol makes tobacco products less harsh and irritating to use and harder to quit.
https://www.fda.gov/tobacco-products/products-ingredients-components/menthol-and-other-flavors-tobacco-products