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Tweeting Tendencies of Professional Science Writers on Twitter

Updated: 2018-Jan-13 16:28 UTC. Based on 200 most recent tweets of each list member. Retweet count excludes quote tweets, also known as retweets with comments. Feedback: @TrueSciPhi.

Tendency to originate: % of user's tweets that are not replies or retweets

Average for professional science writers:28%
  
Top tendency to originate: 
@NotchByNotch100%
@AboutPhysics94%
@archaeology93%
@Neuronarrative90%
@socialpyramid86%
@ivanoransky86%
@CaraSantaMaria73%
@ericmjohnson69%
@carinbondar66%
@hillaryrosner62%

Tendency to reply: % of user's tweets that are replies

Average for professional science writers:25%
  
Top tendency to reply: 
@sciencebase78%
@Annaleen72%
@mikamckinnon68%
@mary_roach65%
@Richvn63%
@philipcball63%
@nadiamdrake60%
@maggiekb159%
@maiasz58%
@DavidQuammen58%

Tendency to retweet: % of user's tweets that are retweets (excluding quote tweets, also known as retweets with comments)

Average for professional science writers:36%
  
Top tendency to retweet: 
@SciFleur96%
@tvjrennie90%
@ElizKolbert78%
@dwbwriter78%
@leHotz77%
@marcuschown76%
@aatishb75%
@hannahjwaters75%
@johnrplatt75%
@ronwinslow75%

Tendency to quote: % of user's tweets that are quote tweets, also known as retweets with comments

Average for professional science writers:11%
  
Top tendency to quote: 
@MMarchioneAP34%
@danfagin34%
@KatherineHobson34%
@Revkin30%
@ngeiling30%
@sethmnookin29%
@CosmicEvolution26%
@JamesGleick26%
@marynmck25%
@mdichristina24%