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The political economy of Facebook’s platformization in the mobile ecosystem: Facebook Messenger as a platform instance

Overview of attention for article published in Media, Culture & Society, December 2018
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  • In the top 5% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • Among the highest-scoring outputs from this source (#11 of 1,062)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (96th percentile)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (99th percentile)

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104 tweeters
googleplus
1 Google+ user

Citations

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38 Dimensions

Readers on

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138 Mendeley
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Title
The political economy of Facebook’s platformization in the mobile ecosystem: Facebook Messenger as a platform instance
Published in
Media, Culture & Society, December 2018
DOI 10.1177/0163443718818384
Authors

David B Nieborg, Anne Helmond

Twitter Demographics

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 138 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 29 21%
Student > Master 29 21%
Researcher 10 7%
Lecturer 10 7%
Student > Doctoral Student 10 7%
Other 30 22%
Unknown 20 14%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Social Sciences 54 39%
Arts and Humanities 17 12%
Business, Management and Accounting 14 10%
Computer Science 9 7%
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 4 3%
Other 14 10%
Unknown 26 19%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 73. 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 24 April 2020.
All research outputs
#348,922
of 17,501,053 outputs
Outputs from Media, Culture & Society
#11
of 1,062 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#11,181
of 348,423 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Media, Culture & Society
#1
of 9 outputs
Altmetric has tracked 17,501,053 research outputs across all sources so far. Compared to these this one has done particularly well and is in the 98th percentile: it's in the top 5% of all research outputs ever tracked by Altmetric.
So far Altmetric has tracked 1,062 research outputs from this source. They typically receive more attention than average, with a mean Attention Score of 7.5. This one has done particularly well, scoring higher than 99% of its peers.
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