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Tweeting Tendencies of Professional Science Writers on Twitter

Updated: 2017-Nov-18 16:18 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%
@socialpyramid87%
@ivanoransky86%
@ByToddBBates72%
@CaraSantaMaria70%
@ericmjohnson69%
@hillaryrosner62%

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

Average for professional science writers:25%
  
Top tendency to reply: 
@Annaleen86%
@skrishna74%
@GeneticJen72%
@sciencebase70%
@scicurious70%
@mary_roach67%
@nadiamdrake66%
@Richvn59%
@mikamckinnon58%
@beatricebiology58%

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: 
@erinbiba92%
@marcuschown84%
@GrrlScientist84%
@ElizKolbert82%
@SciFleur82%
@johnrplatt82%
@tvjrennie76%
@aatishb75%
@deborahblum75%
@dwbwriter73%

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: 
@ngeiling36%
@KatherineHobson34%
@mikamckinnon30%
@MMarchioneAP30%
@mmoyr28%
@JamesGleick28%
@sethmnookin27%
@simoxenham26%
@LizNeeley26%
@BadAstronomer24%