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The Paradox of Participation Versus Misinformation: Social Media, Political Engagement, and the Spread of Misinformation

Overview of attention for article published in Digital Journalism, June 2019
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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 397)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (96th percentile)

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Title
The Paradox of Participation Versus Misinformation: Social Media, Political Engagement, and the Spread of Misinformation
Published in
Digital Journalism, June 2019
DOI 10.1080/21670811.2019.1623701
Authors

Valenzuela, Sebastián, Halpern, Daniel, Katz, James E., Miranda, Juan Pablo

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Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 68. 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 19 July 2019.
All research outputs
#241,410
of 13,256,781 outputs
Outputs from Digital Journalism
#11
of 397 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#7,960
of 225,689 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Digital Journalism
#1
of 1 outputs
Altmetric has tracked 13,256,781 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 397 research outputs from this source. They typically receive a lot more attention than average, with a mean Attention Score of 15.6. This one has done particularly well, scoring higher than 97% 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 225,689 tracked outputs that were published within six weeks on either side of this one in any source. This one has done particularly well, scoring higher than 96% of its contemporaries.
We're also able to compare this research output to 1 others from the same source and published within six weeks on either side of this one. This one has scored higher than all of them