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Tweeting Tendencies of Professional Science Writers on Twitter

Updated: 2018-May-19 15:23 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:28%
  
Top tendency to originate: 
@NotchByNotch100%
@garthsundem100%
@AboutPhysics94%
@archaeology94%
@johnjberger94%
@Neuronarrative93%
@socialpyramid83%
@ivanoransky80%
@ByToddBBates76%
@ericmjohnson72%

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

Average for professional science writers:26%
  
Top tendency to reply: 
@sciencebase74%
@PAYOLETTER73%
@Annaleen70%
@mikamckinnon68%
@StartsWithABang66%
@mary_roach65%
@nadiamdrake63%
@TheSpaceGal61%
@kimberlykowal61%
@shannonmstirone61%

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: 
@SciFleur86%
@tvjrennie86%
@ElizKolbert84%
@bryanrwalsh78%
@marcuschown78%
@GrrlScientist77%
@ronwinslow77%
@BenLillie76%
@deborahblum75%
@leHotz75%

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

Average for professional science writers:10%
  
Top tendency to quote: 
@bobfinn44%
@KatherineHobson34%
@sethmnookin32%
@Revkin30%
@dbiello30%
@jetjocko28%
@alokjha26%
@JamesGleick26%
@MarcAbrahams26%
@CosmicEvolution25%