Blogs and tweets are ripping papers apart within days of publication, leaving researchers unsure how to react writes Apoorva Mandavilli in NatureNews for 19 January. Apparently the practice of
critques of scientific papers via twitter is growing and is of concern to some researchers. Should these critiques be answered?
It's a useful articles and draws together open review practices which have gone on in the scientific community for some time. It also considers how there would be interest in methods to aggregate and quantify all online responses and evaluations of an article.