Modified Kardashian index (MK-index): A measure of discrepant social media profile for scientists
Ale Ebrahim, Nader
Kardashian index, H-index, Publication marketing, Improve citations, Maximized research visibility, Increase research impact
This study propose a “Modified Kardashian index” (MK-index), a measure of discrepancy between a scientist’s publication record and social media based on the Hall (2014) K-index. A direct comparison of numbers of citations on Google Scholar and Twitter followers, are used to measure the MK-Index.