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Tweeting Tendencies of Professional Science Writers on Twitter

Updated: 2017-Jun-24 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: 
@archaeology99%
@AboutPhysics94%
@socialpyramid84%
@ivanoransky80%
@coreyspowell74%
@ericmjohnson72%
@CaraSantaMaria72%
@bobfinn71%
@laurahelmuth69%
@wroush66%

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

Average for professional science writers:24%
  
Top tendency to reply: 
@Annaleen76%
@mary_roach76%
@Sci_Phile68%
@sciencebase61%
@StartsWithABang59%
@mirikramer58%
@edbites58%
@beatricebiology56%
@Ananyo56%
@MaverickNY56%

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: 
@SciFleur84%
@ElizKolbert82%
@carlzimmer78%
@leHotz76%
@DaveMosher75%
@tvjrennie74%
@ronwinslow72%
@deborahblum71%
@claireoconnell69%
@russellcris69%

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: 
@sethmnookin55%
@MMarchioneAP45%
@danfagin40%
@TomLevenson40%
@maiasz38%
@mdichristina38%
@Nancy_A36%
@dbiello35%
@KatherineHobson32%
@MarcAbrahams25%