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How Can Social Media Get Us in Trouble?

Overview of attention for article published in Clinics in Colon and Rectal Surgery, September 2017
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  • In the top 25% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • Among the highest-scoring outputs from this source (#24 of 237)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (87th percentile)
  • Above-average Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (58th percentile)

Mentioned by

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1 news outlet
twitter
13 tweeters
facebook
1 Facebook page

Citations

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7 Dimensions

Readers on

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23 Mendeley
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Title
How Can Social Media Get Us in Trouble?
Published in
Clinics in Colon and Rectal Surgery, September 2017
DOI 10.1055/s-0037-1604255
Pubmed ID
Authors

Sean Langenfeld, Rishi Batra

Abstract

When utilized properly, social media offers several personal and professional benefits for the practicing surgeon, including peer networking, education, e-mentorship, marketing, recruitment, and patient outreach. However, unprofessional online behavior is common among surgeons, and this improper use of social media can be quite dangerous. This article reviews the dangers of social media and illustrates this with examples of unprofessional behavior and the associated consequences. It also provides recommendations for maintaining a professional and productive online persona. Surgeons must understand the various social media platforms and their target audience while upholding online professionalism at all times.

Twitter Demographics

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 23 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Bachelor 5 22%
Student > Ph. D. Student 5 22%
Student > Master 4 17%
Professor 2 9%
Student > Postgraduate 2 9%
Other 2 9%
Unknown 3 13%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 11 48%
Business, Management and Accounting 4 17%
Psychology 2 9%
Social Sciences 1 4%
Unknown 5 22%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 16. 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 27 July 2020.
All research outputs
#1,227,626
of 15,576,437 outputs
Outputs from Clinics in Colon and Rectal Surgery
#24
of 237 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#34,043
of 276,765 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Clinics in Colon and Rectal Surgery
#5
of 12 outputs
Altmetric has tracked 15,576,437 research outputs across all sources so far. Compared to these this one has done particularly well and is in the 92nd percentile: it's in the top 10% of all research outputs ever tracked by Altmetric.
So far Altmetric has tracked 237 research outputs from this source. They typically receive a little more attention than average, with a mean Attention Score of 6.1. This one has done well, scoring higher than 89% of its peers.
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