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Who tweets in academia? An overview of Twitter use in higher education

Authors Jeong D, Jalali A

Received 10 October 2018

Accepted for publication 7 February 2019

Published 8 April 2019 Volume 2019:10 Pages 171—174


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Editor who approved publication: Dr Anwarul Azim Majumder

Dahn Jeong, Alireza Jalali

Department of Innovation in Medical Education, Office and Continuing Professional Development, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, Canada

Abstract: Higher education institutions are increasingly using social media as a platform of communication with students, faculty, other institutions and the public. Based on the movement of most universities actively engaging in having a presence on social media, we were interested in analyzing which faculty or school, in the same university, has the most active followship online and generates the most social media impact.

Keywords: Twitter, social media, higher education

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