A traditional measure of the importance of academic publications has been the number of citations to these works in the academic literature. Some people now believe that mentions of academic works in social media and in news stories are also valid measures of the success of scholarly articles. The following sites focus on the number of mentions scholarly articles receive in these alternate media. Some of these sites allow you to post and share your research for others to see, thus giving you and your work increased visibility.
The following sites are listed in alphabetical order which is not necessarily in order of value or importance.