Can Tweets Predict Citations? Metrics of Scientific Impact

Tweets can predict highly cited articles within the first 3 days of article publication. Social media activity either increases citations or reflects the underlying qualities of the article that also predict citations, but the true use of these metrics is to measure the distinct concept of social impact.

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  1. @symplur
    Symplur – @symplurJuly 14th, 2012

    Can Tweets Predict Citations? Metrics of Scientific Impact http://t.co/OVgbIOJE #hcsm #hcsmeu