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Tweeting Tendencies of Professional Science Writers on Twitter

Updated: 2018-Jul-14 15:25 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:27%
  
Top tendency to originate: 
@NotchByNotch100%
@garthsundem98%
@AboutPhysics94%
@archaeology94%
@johnjberger94%
@Neuronarrative88%
@socialpyramid84%
@ivanoransky81%
@ericmjohnson72%
@arbesman71%

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

Average for professional science writers:27%
  
Top tendency to reply: 
@Annaleen89%
@_Astro_Nerd_77%
@GeneticJen76%
@kimberlykowal76%
@sciencebase76%
@mikamckinnon70%
@nadiamdrake70%
@mary_roach64%
@PAYOLETTER62%
@beatricebiology62%

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: 
@SciFleur89%
@tvjrennie85%
@ElizKolbert80%
@deborahblum80%
@ronwinslow78%
@johnrplatt77%
@GrrlScientist77%
@leHotz76%
@bryanrwalsh75%
@aatishb73%

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%
@KatherineHobson32%
@sethmnookin32%
@johnmcquaid32%
@danfagin31%
@joesbigidea28%
@CosmicEvolution28%
@RobertGaristo26%
@JamesGleick25%
@alokjha25%