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Tweeting Tendencies of Professional Science Writers on Twitter

Updated: 2020-Nov-22 15:53 UTC. Based on 200 most recent tweets of each list member. Feedback: @TrueSciPhi.

Tendency to originate: % of user's tweets that are not replies or retweets

Average for professional science writers:22%
  
Top tendency to originate: 
@archaeology98%
@garthsundem96%
@AboutPhysics94%
@johnjberger82%
@Neuronarrative78%
@socialpyramid74%
@iansample70%
@CuriousKaryn68%
@CaraSantaMaria66%
@hillaryrosner64%

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

Average for professional science writers:35%
  
Top tendency to reply: 
@_Astro_Nerd_90%
@mary_roach87%
@sciencebase87%
@Annaleen81%
@GeneticJen80%
@MaverickNY78%
@DownHereOnEarth76%
@erinbiba75%
@KendraWrites72%
@nadiamdrake72%

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

Average for professional science writers:31%
  
Top tendency to retweet: 
@tvjrennie90%
@NerdyChristie89%
@SciFleur88%
@PopovichN86%
@marcuschown85%
@b0yle84%
@TerriHansen80%
@johnupton78%
@aleszubajak76%
@dwbwriter76%

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: 
@DavidQuammen51%
@Revkin47%
@carinbondar46%
@sciencecohen42%
@sethmnookin38%
@davelevitan36%
@TomLevenson34%
@KatherineHobson32%
@SquigglyVolcano30%
@mikamckinnon30%