Tag Archives: Social media data aggregators

Impact Story

Impact Story is an open-source tool founded in 2011 by Jason Priem and Heather Piwowar. It provides social media metrics for diverse research outputs (such as articles, blog posts, datasets, and software) from Altmetric.com, Twitter, Mendeley, CrossRef, BASE, ORCID, etc. Impact Story offers a free online profile for researchers. It provides an overview of social… Read More »


Lagotto is a social media metrics data aggregator. It is an Open Source application started in 2009 by Public Library of Science (PLOS). Lagotto provides social media metrics both for PloS articles (known as PLOS ALM) and also for articles from any other publishers. It retrieves data from a wide set of sources. The metrics are… Read More »