this is a lot #meta and also a but #GAC (italian, unnervingly obvious)
112 papers were randomly chosen to be shared on twitter by a group with ~58k followers or to not be shared. Papers that were tweeted accumulated 4x more citations compared to non-tweeted papers over 1yr.
Meta you know, a randomised trial of paper surely describing randomised experiments
GAC because it’s the network baby, read Barabasi’s link e you know that if you look for a job and tell family and frineds you get nothing, but if tell people outside your usual creche you will find. So tell a 58,000-strong Twitter group.
Barabasi went on writing precisely a book to explain the infallible formula of success, the book is titled