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Information-seeking in the Wake of Tragedy: An Examination of Public Response to Mass Shootings Using Google Search Data

Overview of attention for article published in Sociological Perspectives, October 2020
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  • In the top 25% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • Good Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (69th percentile)
  • Good Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (66th percentile)

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6 tweeters

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3 Mendeley
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Title
Information-seeking in the Wake of Tragedy: An Examination of Public Response to Mass Shootings Using Google Search Data
Published in
Sociological Perspectives, October 2020
DOI 10.1177/0731121420964785
Authors

Daniel Charles Semenza, John A. Bernau

Twitter Demographics

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 3 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Professor 2 67%
Researcher 1 33%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Social Sciences 2 67%
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutical Science 1 33%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 6. 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 17 November 2020.
All research outputs
#3,982,425
of 16,270,245 outputs
Outputs from Sociological Perspectives
#120
of 382 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#89,934
of 299,243 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Sociological Perspectives
#2
of 6 outputs
Altmetric has tracked 16,270,245 research outputs across all sources so far. Compared to these this one has done well and is in the 75th percentile: it's in the top 25% of all research outputs ever tracked by Altmetric.
So far Altmetric has tracked 382 research outputs from this source. They typically receive a lot more attention than average, with a mean Attention Score of 11.3. This one has gotten more attention than average, scoring higher than 68% 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 299,243 tracked outputs that were published within six weeks on either side of this one in any source. This one has gotten more attention than average, scoring higher than 69% of its contemporaries.
We're also able to compare this research output to 6 others from the same source and published within six weeks on either side of this one. This one has scored higher than 4 of them.