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Social Media in Radiology: Early Trends in Twitter Microblogging at Radiology's Largest International Meeting

Overview of attention for article published in Journal of the American College of Radiology, April 2014
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2 blogs
twitter
79 tweeters

Citations

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67 Dimensions

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Title
Social Media in Radiology: Early Trends in Twitter Microblogging at Radiology's Largest International Meeting
Published in
Journal of the American College of Radiology, April 2014
DOI 10.1016/j.jacr.2013.07.015
Pubmed ID
Authors

C. Matthew Hawkins, Richard Duszak, James V. Rawson

Abstract

Twitter is a social media microblogging platform that allows rapid exchange of information between individuals. Despite its widespread acceptance and use at various other medical specialty meetings, there are no published data evaluating its use at radiology meetings. The purpose of this study is to quantitatively and qualitatively evaluate the use of Twitter as a microblogging platform at recent RSNA annual meetings.

Twitter Demographics

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United States 5 7%
Canada 2 3%
Spain 2 3%
Australia 2 3%
Mauritius 1 1%
Ecuador 1 1%
Unknown 57 81%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 13 19%
Student > Ph. D. Student 11 16%
Researcher 8 11%
Professor > Associate Professor 8 11%
Other 7 10%
Other 23 33%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 28 40%
Social Sciences 13 19%
Computer Science 10 14%
Unspecified 7 10%
Business, Management and Accounting 3 4%
Other 9 13%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 67. 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 29 March 2017.
All research outputs
#244,397
of 13,219,271 outputs
Outputs from Journal of the American College of Radiology
#52
of 2,277 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#3,934
of 181,202 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Journal of the American College of Radiology
#1
of 43 outputs
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