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Tweeting Tendencies of Professional Science Writers on Twitter

Updated: 2021-Feb-28 15:59 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:21%
  
Top tendency to originate: 
@archaeology98%
@garthsundem96%
@AboutPhysics94%
@johnjberger84%
@fcain76%
@CaraSantaMaria74%
@socialpyramid74%
@CuriousKaryn68%
@ByToddBBates66%
@iansample65%

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

Average for professional science writers:37%
  
Top tendency to reply: 
@mary_roach91%
@_Astro_Nerd_88%
@juleslhoward87%
@Annaleen82%
@sciencebase78%
@TheSpaceGal78%
@nadiamdrake78%
@BadAstronomer78%
@PeterBrannen178%
@GeneticJen74%

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: 
@hannahjwaters100%
@SciFleur98%
@marcuschown93%
@tvjrennie91%
@PopovichN86%
@NerdyChristie82%
@johnrplatt78%
@russellcris77%
@b0yle75%
@JoelAchenbach74%

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: 
@DavidQuammen55%
@sciencecohen51%
@Revkin47%
@BenLillie38%
@carinbondar37%
@mikamckinnon36%
@sethmnookin35%
@davelevitan32%
@KatherineHobson30%
@m_c_marshall29%