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Tweeting Tendencies of Professional Science Writers on Twitter

Updated: 2017-Feb-18 17:18 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:31%
  
Top tendency to originate: 
@archaeology96%
@AboutPhysics95%
@socialpyramid84%
@ivanoransky81%
@bobfinn72%
@MarcAbrahams72%
@ericmjohnson71%
@laurahelmuth68%
@carinbondar66%
@ainissaramirez65%

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

Average for professional science writers:22%
  
Top tendency to reply: 
@mary_roach79%
@sciencebase74%
@Annaleen67%
@maggiekb156%
@nadiamdrake52%
@beatricebiology52%
@BadAstronomer51%
@Sci_Phile50%
@j_timmer49%
@JeanneGarb48%

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: 
@SciFleur90%
@tvjrennie78%
@JenLucPiquant78%
@LeeBillings78%
@gmusser78%
@ronwinslow75%
@claireoconnell71%
@SteveMirsky70%
@deborahblum70%
@carlzimmer68%

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%
@mdichristina34%
@mikamckinnon32%
@dbiello31%
@KatherineHobson30%
@JamesGleick30%
@TomLevenson30%
@Nancy_A29%
@alokjha28%