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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
  • One of the highest-scoring outputs from this source (#5 of 1,016)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (96th percentile)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (90th percentile)

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109 tweeters
googleplus
1 Google+ user

Citations

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31 Dimensions

Readers on

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102 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 102 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 24 24%
Student > Master 18 18%
Researcher 9 9%
Lecturer 8 8%
Student > Bachelor 7 7%
Other 22 22%
Unknown 14 14%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Social Sciences 41 40%
Arts and Humanities 15 15%
Business, Management and Accounting 10 10%
Computer Science 5 5%
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 4 4%
Other 8 8%
Unknown 19 19%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 77. 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
#303,250
of 16,298,569 outputs
Outputs from Media, Culture & Society
#5
of 1,016 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#10,421
of 343,859 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Media, Culture & Society
#1
of 10 outputs
Altmetric has tracked 16,298,569 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 1,016 research outputs from this source. They typically receive a little more attention than average, with a mean Attention Score of 6.8. This one has done particularly well, scoring higher than 99% of its peers.
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