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Table 1 Inclusion and exclusion criteria

From: Use of Twitter across educational settings: a review of the literature

Criterion Inclusion Exclusion
Timeframe 2007–2017 Studies outside the inclusion dates
Language English Studies in any other language than English
Article type Original research, published in a peer-reviewed journal Conference papers, book chapters, editorials, letter, discussions, newspaper articles. Papers that were not original research or published in peer-reviewed journals
Focus of the study Twitter usage for education and learning in academic context Twitter usage for education and learning in another context. Editorials, discussions, and personal opinions
Platform Articles findings overwhelmingly relate to Twitter usage and adoption for learning and education Articles presenting social media in general or a token/passing reference to Twitter for education and learning