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Tweeting Tendencies of Professional Science Writers on Twitter

Updated: 2017-Jul-22 15:15 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: 
@NotchByNotch100%
@archaeology100%
@AboutPhysics94%
@Neuronarrative84%
@ivanoransky84%
@socialpyramid83%
@CaraSantaMaria78%
@ericmjohnson72%
@ByToddBBates72%
@wroush70%

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

Average for professional science writers:24%
  
Top tendency to reply: 
@mary_roach72%
@sciencebase70%
@Annaleen67%
@mikamckinnon67%
@edbites58%
@themadstone57%
@nadiamdrake56%
@evelynjlamb56%
@beatricebiology55%
@Ananyo52%

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

Average for professional science writers:34%
  
Top tendency to retweet: 
@GrrlScientist90%
@tvjrennie88%
@ElizKolbert84%
@dwbwriter84%
@SciFleur84%
@marcuschown82%
@leHotz78%
@ronwinslow74%
@LeeBillings73%
@bryanrwalsh71%

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: 
@MMarchioneAP48%
@sethmnookin46%
@danfagin40%
@mdichristina37%
@TomLevenson36%
@MarcAbrahams34%
@Nancy_A34%
@KatherineHobson32%
@brianvastag29%
@dbiello28%