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Tweeting Tendencies of Professional Science Writers on Twitter

Updated: 2020-Jul-05 14:48 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: 
@arbesman100%
@archaeology100%
@garthsundem96%
@AboutPhysics94%
@Neuronarrative90%
@johnjberger81%
@chriscmooney78%
@socialpyramid78%
@ByToddBBates76%
@iansample74%

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

Average for professional science writers:34%
  
Top tendency to reply: 
@_Astro_Nerd_92%
@sciencebase82%
@KendraWrites78%
@mary_roach77%
@DownHereOnEarth76%
@GeneticJen73%
@KellyBrenner72%
@ferrisjabr72%
@Annaleen72%
@PAYOLETTER72%

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

Average for professional science writers:34%
  
Top tendency to retweet: 
@SciFleur93%
@NerdyChristie86%
@marcuschown86%
@tvjrennie86%
@johnupton84%
@azeen82%
@aleszubajak82%
@KitchPantrySci78%
@GrrlScientist77%
@hannahjwaters77%

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: 
@DavidQuammen50%
@sciencecohen48%
@Revkin48%
@carinbondar48%
@JamesGleick40%
@bhensonweather40%
@davelevitan38%
@KatherineHobson32%
@mikamckinnon32%
@ngeiling30%