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Tweeting Tendencies of Professional Science Writers on Twitter

Updated: 2020-Sep-20 14:51 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%
@johnjberger82%
@socialpyramid74%
@iansample74%
@virginiahughes72%
@CuriousKaryn66%

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

Average for professional science writers:35%
  
Top tendency to reply: 
@_Astro_Nerd_92%
@sciencebase84%
@helenscales77%
@Annaleen75%
@GeneticJen75%
@KellyBrenner74%
@ErinEARoss72%
@mary_roach72%
@Ananyo72%
@BadAstronomer72%

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

Average for professional science writers:33%
  
Top tendency to retweet: 
@SciFleur90%
@tvjrennie86%
@b0yle86%
@aleszubajak83%
@marcuschown83%
@PopovichN80%
@GrrlScientist77%
@johnupton76%
@JoelAchenbach76%
@LeeBillings75%

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: 
@Revkin54%
@DavidQuammen50%
@sciencecohen50%
@carinbondar42%
@tariqjmalik39%
@JamesGleick34%
@KatherineHobson32%
@bhensonweather32%
@davelevitan32%
@ngeiling30%