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Tweeting Tendencies of Professional Science Writers on Twitter

Updated: 2017-Sep-23 15:18 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:29%
  
Top tendency to originate: 
@NotchByNotch100%
@archaeology100%
@AboutPhysics94%
@Neuronarrative88%
@socialpyramid85%
@ivanoransky84%
@ericmjohnson70%
@wroush66%
@kweintraub62%
@coreyspowell61%

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

Average for professional science writers:25%
  
Top tendency to reply: 
@mikamckinnon74%
@Annaleen70%
@mary_roach70%
@GeneticJen68%
@sciencebase65%
@BadAstronomer64%
@MaverickNY62%
@nadiamdrake62%
@StartsWithABang60%
@SciGuySpace56%

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: 
@tvjrennie96%
@ElizKolbert81%
@aatishb80%
@SciFleur78%
@ronwinslow77%
@TerriHansen74%
@LeeBillings74%
@deborahblum74%
@GrrlScientist73%
@bryanrwalsh73%

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: 
@MMarchioneAP44%
@danfagin40%
@KatherineHobson32%
@Nancy_A32%
@dbiello30%
@jetjocko28%
@MarcAbrahams28%
@TomLevenson28%
@LizNeeley27%
@mdichristina26%