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  • Altmetric noted with interest the recent changes in Twitter ownership and is observing ongoing developments with the platform closely.  In the meantime, we will continue to track attention to mentions of academic research outputs shared on Tw... more
  • Many companies track their ‘scientific share of voice’, a metric that compares the volume of research literature for their products in comparison to competitors. This metric misses a key constituency; health care providers (HCPs) who are influent... more
  • We've created new pages for guiding our users through a few steps to get started using Altmetric Explorer.    Find all our training videos here.   Or visit the following pages for specific training and guides about: Altmetric Explorer f... more
  • Check the System Status for each of the Altmetric Products here

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  • Altmetric noted with interest the recent changes in Twitter ownership and is observing ongoing developments with the platform closely.  In the meantime, we will continue to track attention to mentions of academic research outputs shared on Tw... more
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  • Altmetric collects certain meta tags from the source code of a research output webpage, in order to recognize the research output when it is mentioned or shared in one of the attention sources we track.    When a research output is mentioned in... more
  • The Altmetric Bookmarklet is a free browser tool for Chrome, Safari, and Firefox that lets you easily find out how much attention that recent papers have received online.    Click the Bookmarklet’s “Altmetric It!” button, all of the altmetrics ... more