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Tweeting Tendencies of Professional Science Writers on Twitter

Updated: 2018-Nov-17 16:28 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:26%
  
Top tendency to originate: 
@garthsundem98%
@AboutPhysics94%
@archaeology94%
@johnjberger92%
@socialpyramid86%
@Neuronarrative78%
@ericmjohnson75%
@GrrlScientist69%
@ivanoransky68%
@JenLucPiquant67%

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

Average for professional science writers:28%
  
Top tendency to reply: 
@Annaleen96%
@kimberlykowal76%
@_Astro_Nerd_74%
@sciencebase73%
@Richvn72%
@mikamckinnon70%
@CaraSantaMaria70%
@nadiamdrake68%
@skrishna67%
@GeneticJen66%

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

Average for professional science writers:35%
  
Top tendency to retweet: 
@tvjrennie90%
@johnrplatt88%
@SciFleur87%
@leHotz84%
@bryanrwalsh79%
@LeeBillings76%
@ronwinslow76%
@marcuschown76%
@BenLillie70%
@robinlloyd9970%

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: 
@bobfinn45%
@KatherineHobson36%
@Revkin34%
@ngeiling32%
@joesbigidea32%
@CosmicEvolution30%
@MarcAbrahams28%
@johnmcquaid27%
@Paleophile26%
@alokjha26%