Cybersecurity Threat in Social Media: A Bibliometric Analysis
Social media has become an integral part of modern-day communication and a ubiquitous source of information. However, its rapid adoption has also increased cybersecurity threats, making it crucial to understand the state of research on this topic. This bibliometric analysis aims to examine the state of research on cybersecurity threats in social media by answering two research questions. First, the study identifies the most cited research articles in this area using data retrieved from Scopus between 2011 and 2023. Second, the analysis explores the overall trend of publications on cybersecurity threats in social media over time. The analysis reveals the most influential research studies in the field and demonstrates the fluctuating trend in publications on cybersecurity threats in social media over the last decade. The findings can be useful for researchers and practitioners to track research trends over time. Also, these findings can be used to identify highly cited research papers.