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Tweeting Tendencies of Professional Science Writers on Twitter

Updated: 2022-Sep-25 15:34 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: 
@CuriousKaryn99%
@archaeology95%
@garthsundem95%
@AboutPhysics94%
@fcain86%
@CaraSantaMaria84%
@johnjberger83%
@socialpyramid75%
@hillaryrosner68%
@dpcarrington62%

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

Average for professional science writers:36%
  
Top tendency to reply: 
@evelynjlamb84%
@mary_roach84%
@MaverickNY80%
@CosmicEvolution78%
@Rose_D_Luna78%
@sciencebase78%
@SciGuySpace76%
@skrishna74%
@BadAstronomer74%
@DownHereOnEarth73%

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

Average for professional science writers:31%
  
Top tendency to retweet: 
@DaveMosher100%
@SciFleur95%
@tvjrennie93%
@marcuschown92%
@ByToddBBates90%
@NerdyChristie86%
@PopovichN84%
@b0yle82%
@JoelAchenbach80%
@aatishb77%

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: 
@DavidQuammen66%
@sciencecohen61%
@carinbondar48%
@Revkin44%
@joesbigidea40%
@m_c_marshall36%
@DrJoeHanson30%
@mdichristina30%
@ngeiling29%
@AdamZmith29%