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Classes of platforms and tools that provide data for altmetrics applications

Types of data Examples Platforms and tools
General social networking applications Mentions, links, likes, and bookmarks to articles Twitter, Facebook, and
Specialized research tools Links, bookmarks, recommendations, and additions to reading groups,, and
Publisher platforms Webpage views, PDF downloads, and abstract views PLoS, Scopus, and Pubmed
Research output, publishing components Views, recommendations, and shares,,, and

(Adapted from Impactstory)

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