Twitter expands the reach and engagement of a national scientific meeting: the Irish Society of Urology

A healthcare social media research article published in Irish Journal of Medical Science, March 4, 2015

Title
Twitter expands the reach and engagement of a national scientific meeting: the Irish Society of Urology
Authors (alpha)
Bouchier-Hayes D, D Bouchier-Hayes, D M Quinlan, F O'Kelly, Gregory J Nason, Manecksha RP, Nason GJ, O'Kelly F, Quinlan DM, R P Manecksha
Published
March 4, 2015
Journal
Irish Journal of Medical Science
Impact Factor
0.827
DOI
10.1007/s11845-015-1277-6
Pubmed
25740094
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A healthcare social media research article published in Irish Journal of Medical Science, March 4, 2015

Abstract

Social media is the interaction among people in which they create, share or exchange information and ideas in virtual communities and web-based networks. This year, the Irish Society of Urology (ISU) expanded its involvement in social media with a preregistered Twitter hashtag (#ISU14) for the annual meeting.


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The Altmetric Attention Score is based on the attention a research article gets on the internet. Each coloured thread in the circle represents a different type of online attention and the number in the centre is the Altmetric Attention Score. The score is calculated based on two main sources of online attention: social media and mainstream news media.