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Geotagging one hundred million Twitter accounts with total variation minimization

Overview of attention for article published in arXiv, April 2014
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Mentioned by

news
3 news outlets
blogs
2 blogs
twitter
325 tweeters
weibo
1 weibo user
facebook
7 Facebook pages
googleplus
1 Google+ user
reddit
3 Redditors
q&a
1 Q&A thread

Citations

dimensions_citation
52 Dimensions

Readers on

mendeley
157 Mendeley
citeulike
2 CiteULike
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Title
Geotagging one hundred million Twitter accounts with total variation minimization
Published in
arXiv, April 2014
DOI 10.1109/bigdata.2014.7004256
Authors

Compton, Ryan, Jurgens, David, Allen, David, Ryan Compton, David Jurgens, David Allen

Twitter Demographics

The data shown below were collected from the profiles of 325 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 157 Mendeley readers of this research output. Click here to see the associated Mendeley record.

Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United States 6 4%
Japan 3 2%
Netherlands 3 2%
Spain 2 1%
Luxembourg 1 <1%
Italy 1 <1%
United Kingdom 1 <1%
Sri Lanka 1 <1%
Australia 1 <1%
Other 2 1%
Unknown 136 87%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 45 29%
Researcher 40 25%
Student > Master 24 15%
Other 11 7%
Student > Doctoral Student 10 6%
Other 27 17%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Computer Science 73 46%
Social Sciences 27 17%
Engineering 10 6%
Earth and Planetary Sciences 9 6%
Unspecified 6 4%
Other 32 20%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 287. 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 15 October 2017.
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#35,163
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Outputs from arXiv
#474
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Outputs of similar age
#582
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#3
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