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Tweeting Tendencies of Professional Science Writers on Twitter

Updated: 2021-Aug-01 15:08 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:23%
  
Top tendency to originate: 
@archaeology97%
@garthsundem96%
@AboutPhysics94%
@johnjberger83%
@CaraSantaMaria82%
@CuriousKaryn79%
@socialpyramid76%
@dpcarrington73%
@fcain67%
@GrrlScientist66%

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

Average for professional science writers:36%
  
Top tendency to reply: 
@_Astro_Nerd_96%
@KendraWrites84%
@mary_roach82%
@KellyBrenner77%
@juleslhoward76%
@GeneticJen76%
@SquigglyVolcano76%
@DownHereOnEarth76%
@BadAstronomer74%
@erinbiba74%

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: 
@tvjrennie91%
@ByToddBBates90%
@DaveMosher89%
@NerdyChristie84%
@PopovichN84%
@SciFleur80%
@marcuschown78%
@johnrplatt72%
@aleszubajak71%
@MMarchioneAP70%

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: 
@DavidQuammen53%
@sciencecohen47%
@joesbigidea43%
@Revkin39%
@carinbondar32%
@davelevitan30%
@mdichristina30%
@mikamckinnon30%
@ngeiling29%
@KatherineHobson29%