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The Perfect Storm: A Subcultural Analysis of the QAnon Movement

Overview of attention for article published in Critical Sociology, November 2021
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  • In the top 5% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • Among the highest-scoring outputs from this source (#16 of 991)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (96th percentile)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (96th percentile)

Mentioned by

news
6 news outlets
blogs
1 blog
twitter
16 tweeters
facebook
1 Facebook page

Readers on

mendeley
20 Mendeley
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Title
The Perfect Storm: A Subcultural Analysis of the QAnon Movement
Published in
Critical Sociology, November 2021
DOI 10.1177/08969205211055863
Authors

Christopher T. Conner, Nicholas MacMurray

Twitter Demographics

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 20 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 6 30%
Student > Doctoral Student 2 10%
Student > Bachelor 2 10%
Researcher 2 10%
Student > Master 1 5%
Other 1 5%
Unknown 6 30%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Social Sciences 9 45%
Arts and Humanities 2 10%
Computer Science 1 5%
Psychology 1 5%
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 1 5%
Other 0 0%
Unknown 6 30%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 68. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 13 August 2022.
All research outputs
#535,797
of 23,026,672 outputs
Outputs from Critical Sociology
#16
of 991 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#13,551
of 435,291 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Critical Sociology
#2
of 25 outputs
Altmetric has tracked 23,026,672 research outputs across all sources so far. Compared to these this one has done particularly well and is in the 97th percentile: it's in the top 5% of all research outputs ever tracked by Altmetric.
So far Altmetric has tracked 991 research outputs from this source. They typically receive a little more attention than average, with a mean Attention Score of 7.2. This one has done particularly well, scoring higher than 98% of its peers.
Older research outputs will score higher simply because they've had more time to accumulate mentions. To account for age we can compare this Altmetric Attention Score to the 435,291 tracked outputs that were published within six weeks on either side of this one in any source. This one has done particularly well, scoring higher than 96% of its contemporaries.
We're also able to compare this research output to 25 others from the same source and published within six weeks on either side of this one. This one has done particularly well, scoring higher than 96% of its contemporaries.