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Tweeting Tendencies of Professional Science Writers on Twitter

Updated: 2017-Apr-22 15:19 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:33%
  
Top tendency to originate: 
@archaeology99%
@AboutPhysics95%
@socialpyramid86%
@ivanoransky82%
@ByToddBBates79%
@bobfinn72%
@ericmjohnson72%
@rowhoop68%
@carinbondar67%
@laurahelmuth65%

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

Average for professional science writers:23%
  
Top tendency to reply: 
@mary_roach74%
@Annaleen62%
@nadiamdrake62%
@Ananyo62%
@sciencebase60%
@mikamckinnon60%
@Sci_Phile58%
@StartsWithABang52%
@MaverickNY50%
@edbites50%

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

Average for professional science writers:33%
  
Top tendency to retweet: 
@SciFleur86%
@leHotz80%
@LeeBillings76%
@Eaterofsun74%
@ronwinslow72%
@hannahjwaters72%
@ElizKolbert70%
@russellcris67%
@SteveMirsky66%
@tvjrennie65%

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: 
@MarcAbrahams41%
@danfagin38%
@MMarchioneAP34%
@Nancy_A32%
@KatherineHobson31%
@DrJoeHanson30%
@maiasz30%
@TomLevenson27%
@alokjha24%
@mmoyr24%