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Who do the science literati listen to on Twitter?

Tony Hirst has been playing with altmetric and reveals a graph of the who the science literati are listening to on Twitter. By drilling down, he’s also revealed some of the most trusted accounts in the scientific domain by limiting the graph to those accounts followed by 100 or more of the folk who sent papers mentioning the pertinent tweets. No, I don’t quite get it either, but having got out a magnifying glass to see if I could find sciencebase on the main graph, I was relieved to be among good company on the drill down, with familiar names such as Carl Zimmer, SciAm, newscientist, featuring in the same area as sciencebase.

Among the usual suspects on the main graphic are Ed Yong, Mo Costandi, Bora Zivkovic, Brendan Maher, Jonathan Eisen, Michael Müller via Who Do The Science Literati Listen to on Twitter? « OUseful.Info, the blog…

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