Scholarly Twitter metrics

@article{Haustein2018ScholarlyTM,
  title={Scholarly Twitter metrics},
  author={Stefanie Haustein},
  journal={CoRR},
  year={2018},
  volume={abs/1806.02201}
}
Twitter has arguably been the most popular among the data sources that form the basis of so-called altmetrics. Tweets to scholarly documents have been heralded as both early indicators of citations as well as measures of societal impact. This chapter provides an overview of Twitter activity as the basis for scholarly metrics from a critical point of view and equally describes the potential and limitations of scholarly Twitter metrics. By reviewing the literature on Twitter in scholarly… CONTINUE READING