Twitter predicts citation
priem at EMAIL.UNC.EDU
Wed Dec 28 18:00:25 EST 2011
Highly-tweeted articles in JMIR are 11x more likely to later be
highly-cited articles. Of course, this is a very specific sample, but
it's a provocative finding.
Eysenbach, G. (2011). Can Tweets Predict Citations? Metrics of Social
Impact Based on Twitter and Correlation with Traditional Metrics of
Scientific Impact. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 13(4).
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