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Tweeting Tendencies of Professional Science Writers on Twitter

Updated: 2019-Jul-13 15:36 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:25%
  
Top tendency to originate: 
@archaeology100%
@garthsundem96%
@AboutPhysics94%
@socialpyramid86%
@johnjberger84%
@arbesman83%
@CaraSantaMaria78%
@ivanoransky78%
@Neuronarrative72%
@fcain68%

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

Average for professional science writers:33%
  
Top tendency to reply: 
@_Astro_Nerd_89%
@DownHereOnEarth80%
@juleslhoward80%
@Annaleen78%
@j_timmer74%
@mikamckinnon74%
@kimberlykowal72%
@ferrisjabr70%
@evelynjlamb70%
@nadiamdrake68%

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

Average for professional science writers:32%
  
Top tendency to retweet: 
@SciFleur86%
@marcuschown85%
@TerriHansen84%
@tvjrennie84%
@russellcris80%
@leHotz79%
@LeeBillings76%
@b0yle72%
@johnrplatt70%
@ElizKolbert68%

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: 
@Revkin42%
@bobfinn42%
@CosmicEvolution38%
@KatherineHobson35%
@davelevitan33%
@ngeiling33%
@JamesGleick28%
@tariqjmalik26%
@BenLillie25%
@dbiello24%