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Tweeting Tendencies of Professional Science Writers on Twitter

Updated: 2017-Mar-18 16:19 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:31%
  
Top tendency to originate: 
@archaeology100%
@AboutPhysics95%
@socialpyramid86%
@ivanoransky80%
@bobfinn72%
@ericmjohnson70%
@rowhoop69%
@CaraSantaMaria67%
@RogerHighfield67%
@laurahelmuth66%

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

Average for professional science writers:23%
  
Top tendency to reply: 
@mary_roach76%
@Annaleen62%
@mirikramer62%
@BadAstronomer58%
@mikamckinnon58%
@sciencebase57%
@lorengrush56%
@j_timmer55%
@nadiamdrake55%
@StartsWithABang54%

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: 
@tvjrennie94%
@deborahblum82%
@SciFleur81%
@leHotz78%
@ronwinslow75%
@carlzimmer74%
@SteveMirsky73%
@gmusser72%
@LeeBillings69%
@ElizKolbert67%

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: 
@danfagin36%
@mdichristina35%
@MMarchioneAP34%
@MarcAbrahams34%
@KatherineHobson31%
@Nancy_A30%
@alokjha28%
@dbiello28%
@maiasz28%
@DrJoeHanson26%