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Platform dialectics: The relationships between volunteer moderators and end users on reddit

Overview of attention for article published in New Media & Society, March 2019
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  • In the top 25% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (83rd percentile)
  • Above-average Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (56th percentile)

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Title
Platform dialectics: The relationships between volunteer moderators and end users on reddit
Published in
New Media & Society, March 2019
DOI 10.1177/1461444819834317
Authors

Tim Squirrell

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Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 12. 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 20 March 2019.
All research outputs
#1,205,876
of 12,680,094 outputs
Outputs from New Media & Society
#340
of 1,219 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#24,387
of 152,491 outputs
Outputs of similar age from New Media & Society
#11
of 25 outputs
Altmetric has tracked 12,680,094 research outputs across all sources so far. Compared to these this one has done particularly well and is in the 90th percentile: it's in the top 10% of all research outputs ever tracked by Altmetric.
So far Altmetric has tracked 1,219 research outputs from this source. They typically receive a lot more attention than average, with a mean Attention Score of 14.4. This one has gotten more attention than average, scoring higher than 72% of its peers.
Older research outputs will score higher simply because they've had more time to accumulate mentions. To account for age we can compare this Altmetric Attention Score to the 152,491 tracked outputs that were published within six weeks on either side of this one in any source. This one has done well, scoring higher than 83% of its contemporaries.
We're also able to compare this research output to 25 others from the same source and published within six weeks on either side of this one. This one has gotten more attention than average, scoring higher than 56% of its contemporaries.