If I tweet will you cite later? Follow-up on the effect of social media exposure on article downloads and citationsAbstractObjectivesMethodsResultsConclusions

Last updated on 27-1-2021 by Herman Van Oyen

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Objectives We previously reported that random assignment of scientific articles to a social media exposure intervention did not have an effect on article downloads and citations. In this paper, we investigate whether longer observation time after exposure to a social media intervention has altered the previously reported results. Methods For articles published in the International Journal of Public Health between December 2012 and December 2014, we updated article download and citation data for a minimum of 24-month follow-up. We re-analysed the effect of social media exposur…

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