Social Media Roundup

The CSE social media outlets have been very busy during the past year, in large part thanks to our recently formed Marketing Committee and especially to Katharine O’Moore-Klopf for her hard work in finding interesting and informative material to post. In case you missed these or if you’re curious what the CSE Facebook and Twitter accounts have been up to lately, here are the top five posts and tweets of December through February:

Top Five Facebook Posts:

  1. Dec. 19, 2014: In editing science journals, you may find it helpful to follow the “golden rules for scholarly journal editors” created by Sylwia B. Ufnalska and Arjan K.S. Polderman of the European Association of Science Editors: • 996 people reached; 9 likes; 3 shares
  2. Dec. 30, 2014: Why editors are weird [cartoon by editor Iva Cheung]: • 929 people reached; 10 likes; 2 shares
  3. Jan. 23, 2015: Hilda Bastian, editor of PubMed Health and PubMed Commons and an academic editor for PLOS Medicine, offers tips for women to get heard at science conferences: • 827 people reached; 4 likes; 3 shares
  4. Feb. 6, 2015: Register for the First CSE Webinar of 2015: Prevention Is Better Than Retraction! conta. cc/1IiPnAY • 706 people reached; 8 likes; 2 shares
  5. Jan. 28, 2015: If your journal uses freelance copyeditors, you may sometimes feel that their services are expensive. Editor Sophie Playle provides on-target explanations for the cost of editing: • 602 people reached; 14 likes; 2 shares

Top Five Tweets:

  1. Dec. 17, 2014: On the @ASBPE blog, how to make the case that #editors are necessary: • 3,840 people reached; 3 retweets; 3 favorites
  2. Dec. 16, 2014: Breaking science news: @RetractionWatch gets @macfound grant to set up free database of journal retractions: • 1,136 people reached; 7 retweets; 2 favorites
  3. Jan. 5, 2015: Would a stronger postpublication culture make for better science? • 1,114 people reached; 2 retweets; 1 favorite
  4. Jan. 23, 2015: Hilda Bastian, editor of PubMed Health & PubMed Commons, offers tips for women to get heard at science conferences: • 1,103 people reached; 4 retweets; 1 favorite
  5. Jan. 22, 2015: Is your journal using graphical abstracts? • 1,091 people reached; 6 retweets; 5 favorites

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