Social Media tools undoubtedly have the ability to increase your research visibility and citing by other researchers, but the exact relationship is, of course, nebulous. Here are some tools related to social media and academic publications that may be helpful.
Enter a typical paper and we'll build you a graph of similar papers in the field. Explore and build more graphs for interesting papers that you find - soon you'll have a real, visual understanding of the trends, popular works and dynamics of the field you're interested in. Uses X (formerly known as Twitter) data to find these relationships.
The abstract for this 2020 article from Matter states, "Integrating social media into your daily academic activities will connect you with a broader network of researchers, diversify your sources of knowledge, and expand your influence, provided you implement best practices in online communication."
Articles, Links, and Other Selected Resources on Social Media and Academic Impact