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The monstrous-feminine in the incel imagination: investigating the representation of women as “femoids” on /r/Braincels

Overview of attention for article published in Feminist Media Studies, August 2020
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  • In the top 5% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • One of the highest-scoring outputs from this source (#4 of 886)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (98th percentile)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (99th percentile)

Mentioned by

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19 news outlets
blogs
1 blog
twitter
20 tweeters

Citations

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8 Dimensions

Readers on

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36 Mendeley
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Title
The monstrous-feminine in the incel imagination: investigating the representation of women as “femoids” on /r/Braincels
Published in
Feminist Media Studies, August 2020
DOI 10.1080/14680777.2020.1804976
Authors

Winnie Chang

Twitter Demographics

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 36 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 7 19%
Student > Bachelor 7 19%
Student > Master 3 8%
Lecturer 3 8%
Unspecified 1 3%
Other 2 6%
Unknown 13 36%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Social Sciences 13 36%
Psychology 5 14%
Linguistics 2 6%
Computer Science 2 6%
Unspecified 1 3%
Other 1 3%
Unknown 12 33%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 163. 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 22 August 2021.
All research outputs
#181,980
of 21,326,488 outputs
Outputs from Feminist Media Studies
#4
of 886 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#6,197
of 312,816 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Feminist Media Studies
#1
of 19 outputs
Altmetric has tracked 21,326,488 research outputs across all sources so far. Compared to these this one has done particularly well and is in the 99th percentile: it's in the top 5% of all research outputs ever tracked by Altmetric.
So far Altmetric has tracked 886 research outputs from this source. They typically receive a lot more attention than average, with a mean Attention Score of 10.6. This one has done particularly well, scoring higher than 99% of its peers.
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