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Can tweets predict citations?

See on Scoop.itHealth Care Social Media Monitor

J Med Internet Res. 2011 Dec 19;13(4):e123. doi: 10.2196/jmir.2012.Eysenbach G.

University Health Network, Centre for Global eHealth Innovation & Techna Institute, Toronto, ON, Canada. geysenba@uhnres.utoronto.ca

 

Marie Ennis-O’Connor‘s insight:

This study concludes that the collective intelligence of Twitter users can, within limitations, predict citations, which normally take years to accumulate.

See on www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov

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