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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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  • Among the highest-scoring outputs from this source (#50 of 160)
  • Good Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (69th percentile)

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8 tweeters
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1 Facebook page

Citations

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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 J. Langenfeld, Rishi Batra, Sean Langenfeld

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 %
Mexico 1 7%
Unknown 13 93%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 3 21%
Student > Bachelor 3 21%
Student > Ph. D. Student 3 21%
Professor 2 14%
Student > Postgraduate 2 14%
Other 1 7%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 6 43%
Unspecified 3 21%
Business, Management and Accounting 2 14%
Psychology 1 7%
Physics and Astronomy 1 7%
Other 1 7%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 4. 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 16 October 2017.
All research outputs
#2,981,709
of 11,991,714 outputs
Outputs from Clinics in Colon and Rectal Surgery
#50
of 160 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#81,577
of 268,148 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Clinics in Colon and Rectal Surgery
#8
of 11 outputs
Altmetric has tracked 11,991,714 research outputs across all sources so far. This one has received more attention than most of these and is in the 74th percentile.
So far Altmetric has tracked 160 research outputs from this source. They typically receive a little more attention than average, with a mean Attention Score of 5.7. This one has gotten more attention than average, scoring higher than 68% of its peers.
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We're also able to compare this research output to 11 others from the same source and published within six weeks on either side of this one. This one is in the 27th percentile – i.e., 27% of its contemporaries scored the same or lower than it.