Obviously the importance of Twitter in science communication has increased over the last years. But this holds not only true for scientific organizations (like the University of Vienna or the FWF), but also for individual scientists. Could there be a better place to announce a new journal publication to peers these days? One current student of STS in Vienna has recently posted this on Twitter:
(Screenshot Backup of Tweet:)
Here I think the practice of tagging people in the responses below the tweet is an interesting ‘act of communicating science’ to specific people.