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Tweeting Tendencies of Professional Science Writers on Twitter

Updated: 2020-Apr-05 14:42 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:23%
  
Top tendency to originate: 
@arbesman100%
@archaeology100%
@ByToddBBates96%
@garthsundem96%
@AboutPhysics94%
@Neuronarrative88%
@socialpyramid86%
@virginiahughes84%
@johnjberger80%
@ivanoransky78%

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

Average for professional science writers:34%
  
Top tendency to reply: 
@_Astro_Nerd_94%
@Annaleen86%
@DownHereOnEarth84%
@juleslhoward82%
@sciencebase78%
@KellyBrenner76%
@mary_roach76%
@GeneticJen76%
@kimberlykowal76%
@erinbiba72%

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: 
@SciFleur94%
@GrrlScientist78%
@marcuschown78%
@tvjrennie77%
@dwbwriter76%
@LeeBillings76%
@aleszubajak75%
@azeen74%
@ejwillingham73%
@MMarchioneAP73%

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: 
@Revkin48%
@sciencecohen46%
@davelevitan40%
@carinbondar34%
@JamesGleick32%
@KatherineHobson32%
@ngeiling30%
@bhensonweather30%
@CosmicEvolution28%
@dbiello28%