Fostering democracy through social media: Evaluating diametrically opposed nonprofit advocacy organizations’ use of Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube

Overview of attention for article published in Public Relations Review, January 2013
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  • In the top 25% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • Among the highest-scoring outputs from this source (#42 of 274)
  • Good Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (76th percentile)

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6 tweeters

Readers on

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75 Mendeley
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1 CiteULike
Title
Fostering democracy through social media: Evaluating diametrically opposed nonprofit advocacy organizations’ use of Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube
Published in
Public Relations Review, January 2013
DOI 10.1016/j.pubrev.2013.07.013

Twitter Demographics

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United Kingdom 5 7%
United States 4 5%
Netherlands 2 3%
Germany 1 1%
Portugal 1 1%
Malaysia 1 1%
Mexico 1 1%
Ireland 1 1%
Unknown 59 79%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 20 27%
Student > Ph. D. Student 19 25%
Student > Bachelor 8 11%
Professor > Associate Professor 6 8%
Student > Postgraduate 5 7%
Other 17 23%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Social Sciences 34 45%
Business, Management and Accounting 14 19%
Computer Science 14 19%
Arts and Humanities 4 5%
Environmental Science 2 3%
Other 7 9%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 5. 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 05 May 2014.
All research outputs
#1,052,795
of 5,037,615 outputs
Outputs from Public Relations Review
#42
of 274 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#29,295
of 123,000 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Public Relations Review
#1
of 2 outputs
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