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Maximizing the Tweet Engagement Rate in Academia: Analysis of the AJNR Twitter Feed

Overview of attention for article published in American Journal of Neuroradiology, June 2017
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  • In the top 25% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (85th percentile)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (82nd percentile)

Mentioned by

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24 tweeters

Citations

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13 Dimensions

Readers on

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31 Mendeley
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Title
Maximizing the Tweet Engagement Rate in Academia: Analysis of the AJNR Twitter Feed
Published in
American Journal of Neuroradiology, June 2017
DOI 10.3174/ajnr.a5283
Pubmed ID
Authors

V. Wadhwa, E. Latimer, K. Chatterjee, J. McCarty, R.T. Fitzgerald

Abstract

The use of social media by medical professionals and organizations is increasing, with Twitter receiving the most attention. User engagement is an important goal of social media activity, and engagement metrics represent a viable gauge of value in social media. No thorough analysis of tweet characteristics that increase academic user engagement has yet been published. In this study, the authors analyzed the American Journal of Neuroradiology Twitter feed to determine the tweet characteristics that were associated with higher engagement rates.

Twitter Demographics

The data shown below were collected from the profiles of 24 tweeters who shared this research output. Click here to find out more about how the information was compiled.

Mendeley readers

The data shown below were compiled from readership statistics for 31 Mendeley readers of this research output. Click here to see the associated Mendeley record.

Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 31 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 7 23%
Student > Bachelor 5 16%
Researcher 4 13%
Other 3 10%
Student > Postgraduate 3 10%
Other 5 16%
Unknown 4 13%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 11 35%
Social Sciences 3 10%
Psychology 2 6%
Engineering 2 6%
Business, Management and Accounting 2 6%
Other 2 6%
Unknown 9 29%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 13. 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 04 May 2018.
All research outputs
#1,432,267
of 14,977,527 outputs
Outputs from American Journal of Neuroradiology
#252
of 3,692 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#39,719
of 266,662 outputs
Outputs of similar age from American Journal of Neuroradiology
#16
of 92 outputs
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So far Altmetric has tracked 3,692 research outputs from this source. They receive a mean Attention Score of 4.8. This one has done particularly well, scoring higher than 93% of its peers.
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