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Tweeting Tendencies of Professional Science Writers on Twitter

Updated: 2019-Sep-14 15:40 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:24%
  
Top tendency to originate: 
@archaeology100%
@garthsundem96%
@AboutPhysics94%
@CaraSantaMaria86%
@socialpyramid86%
@arbesman86%
@ivanoransky84%
@johnjberger83%
@dpcarrington75%
@Neuronarrative70%

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

Average for professional science writers:34%
  
Top tendency to reply: 
@_Astro_Nerd_84%
@juleslhoward84%
@DownHereOnEarth80%
@GeneticJen76%
@Annaleen76%
@PeterBrannen174%
@mary_roach74%
@LauraForczyk73%
@sciencebase72%
@BadAstronomer70%

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: 
@SciFleur87%
@marcuschown86%
@TerriHansen84%
@tvjrennie83%
@russellcris80%
@ByToddBBates78%
@Eaterofsun72%
@b0yle70%
@LeeBillings68%
@dwbwriter67%

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: 
@CosmicEvolution44%
@Revkin42%
@bobfinn40%
@bhensonweather34%
@KatherineHobson34%
@JamesGleick32%
@davelevitan30%
@ngeiling30%
@dbiello27%
@mikamckinnon24%