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lol: new language and spelling in instant messaging

Overview of attention for article published in Reading & Writing, May 2009
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  • Good Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (66th percentile)
  • Good Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (66th percentile)

Mentioned by

wikipedia
1 Wikipedia page

Citations

dimensions_citation
47 Dimensions

Readers on

mendeley
126 Mendeley
citeulike
1 CiteULike
Title
lol: new language and spelling in instant messaging
Published in
Reading & Writing, May 2009
DOI 10.1007/s11145-009-9181-y
Authors

Connie K. Varnhagen, G. Peggy McFall, Nicole Pugh, Lisa Routledge, Heather Sumida-MacDonald, Trudy E. Kwong

Mendeley readers

The data shown below were compiled from readership statistics for 126 Mendeley readers of this research output. Click here to see the associated Mendeley record.

Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United States 3 2%
United Kingdom 2 2%
Malaysia 1 <1%
Unknown 120 95%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 27 21%
Student > Ph. D. Student 26 21%
Student > Bachelor 25 20%
Researcher 11 9%
Lecturer 7 6%
Other 28 22%
Unknown 2 2%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Linguistics 38 30%
Psychology 24 19%
Social Sciences 18 14%
Computer Science 15 12%
Arts and Humanities 10 8%
Other 19 15%
Unknown 2 2%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 3. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 21 April 2019.
All research outputs
#4,090,694
of 13,622,513 outputs
Outputs from Reading & Writing
#124
of 509 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#67,892
of 232,688 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Reading & Writing
#2
of 6 outputs
Altmetric has tracked 13,622,513 research outputs across all sources so far. This one is in the 49th percentile – i.e., 49% of other outputs scored the same or lower than it.
So far Altmetric has tracked 509 research outputs from this source. They receive a mean Attention Score of 4.5. This one has gotten more attention than average, scoring higher than 62% of its peers.
Older research outputs will score higher simply because they've had more time to accumulate mentions. To account for age we can compare this Altmetric Attention Score to the 232,688 tracked outputs that were published within six weeks on either side of this one in any source. This one has gotten more attention than average, scoring higher than 66% of its contemporaries.
We're also able to compare this research output to 6 others from the same source and published within six weeks on either side of this one. This one has scored higher than 4 of them.