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The smartphone as a lifeline: an exploration of refugees’ use of mobile communication technologies during their flight

Overview of attention for article published in Media, Culture & Society, November 2018
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  • In the top 25% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • Among the highest-scoring outputs from this source (#48 of 1,033)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (92nd percentile)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (94th percentile)

Mentioned by

blogs
1 blog
policy
1 policy source
twitter
27 tweeters

Citations

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20 Dimensions

Readers on

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56 Mendeley
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Title
The smartphone as a lifeline: an exploration of refugees’ use of mobile communication technologies during their flight
Published in
Media, Culture & Society, November 2018
DOI 10.1177/0163443718813486
Authors

Amanda Alencar, Katerina Kondova, Wannes Ribbens

Twitter Demographics

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Mendeley readers

The data shown below were compiled from readership statistics for 56 Mendeley readers of this research output. Click here to see the associated Mendeley record.

Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 56 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 9 16%
Researcher 9 16%
Student > Master 6 11%
Student > Postgraduate 5 9%
Professor > Associate Professor 4 7%
Other 10 18%
Unknown 13 23%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Social Sciences 18 32%
Arts and Humanities 6 11%
Medicine and Dentistry 3 5%
Engineering 3 5%
Nursing and Health Professions 2 4%
Other 8 14%
Unknown 16 29%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 27. 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 23 December 2020.
All research outputs
#846,470
of 16,649,729 outputs
Outputs from Media, Culture & Society
#48
of 1,033 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#31,506
of 394,347 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Media, Culture & Society
#2
of 18 outputs
Altmetric has tracked 16,649,729 research outputs across all sources so far. Compared to these this one has done particularly well and is in the 94th percentile: it's in the top 10% of all research outputs ever tracked by Altmetric.
So far Altmetric has tracked 1,033 research outputs from this source. They typically receive a little more attention than average, with a mean Attention Score of 7.0. This one has done particularly well, scoring higher than 95% of its peers.
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We're also able to compare this research output to 18 others from the same source and published within six weeks on either side of this one. This one has done particularly well, scoring higher than 94% of its contemporaries.