Social media is defined as the collection of online communications channels dedicated to community-based input, interaction, content-sharing and collaboration of all the inputs. These are the Websites and applications that enable users to create and share content. Social media can is very useful. It is used in day today life for sharing of views, ideas etc. It also enables person in connectivity.
The impact factor of journal provides quantitative assessment tool for grading, evaluating, sorting and comparing journals of similar kind. It reflects the average number of citations to recent articles published in science and social science journals in a particular year or period, and is frequently used as a proxy for the relative importance of a journal within its field. It is first devised by Eugene Garfield, the founder of the Institute for Scientific Information.The impact factor of a journal is evaluated by dividing the number of current year citations to the source items published in that journal during the previous two years.
Last date updated on June, 2014