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
- Twitter expands the reach and engagement of a national scientific meeting: the Irish Society of Urology
- Authors (alpha)
- D Bouchier-Hayes, D M Quinlan, F. Ou2019Kelly, Gregory J Nason, R P Manecksha
- March 4, 2015
- Irish Journal of Medical Science
- Impact Factor
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.
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.