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Tweeting Tendencies of Professional Science Writers on Twitter

Updated: 2017-May-22 16:09 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%
@socialpyramid86%
@ivanoransky76%
@ByToddBBates75%
@bobfinn72%
@ericmjohnson70%
@rowhoop70%
@CaraSantaMaria69%
@wroush66%

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

Average for professional science writers:23%
  
Top tendency to reply: 
@mary_roach75%
@Annaleen70%
@mikamckinnon64%
@StartsWithABang63%
@sciencebase63%
@Ananyo60%
@SciGuySpace60%
@nadiamdrake60%
@beatricebiology60%
@Sci_Phile56%

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

Average for professional science writers:35%
  
Top tendency to retweet: 
@SciFleur93%
@hannahjwaters88%
@leHotz80%
@Eaterofsun80%
@ElizKolbert77%
@carlzimmer75%
@LeeBillings74%
@DaveMosher74%
@ronwinslow73%
@russellcris70%

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: 
@MarcAbrahams42%
@danfagin42%
@MMarchioneAP36%
@sethmnookin36%
@Nancy_A35%
@KatherineHobson30%
@TomLevenson29%
@dbiello29%
@alokjha28%
@jetjocko28%