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Tweeting Tendencies of Professional Science Writers on Twitter

Updated: 2021-May-09 15:02 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%
@CaraSantaMaria88%
@johnjberger84%
@socialpyramid75%
@CuriousKaryn73%
@iansample67%
@fcain66%
@hillaryrosner64%

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

Average for professional science writers:37%
  
Top tendency to reply: 
@mary_roach93%
@_Astro_Nerd_90%
@juleslhoward86%
@mslopatto84%
@Annaleen78%
@GeneticJen78%
@BadAstronomer77%
@antonioregalado76%
@PeterBrannen175%
@flichtman71%

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

Average for professional science writers:30%
  
Top tendency to retweet: 
@tvjrennie90%
@SciFleur87%
@marcuschown86%
@PopovichN86%
@NerdyChristie81%
@b0yle78%
@azeen76%
@MMarchioneAP75%
@johnrplatt75%
@TerriHansen74%

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: 
@DavidQuammen54%
@sciencecohen50%
@Revkin48%
@joesbigidea42%
@carinbondar38%
@m_c_marshall36%
@BenLillie35%
@davelevitan34%
@sethmnookin34%
@KatherineHobson30%