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Tweeting Tendencies of Professional Science Writers on Twitter

Updated: 2020-Jan-26 14:25 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:24%
  
Top tendency to originate: 
@arbesman100%
@archaeology100%
@garthsundem96%
@AboutPhysics94%
@socialpyramid86%
@johnjberger82%
@ivanoransky80%
@GrrlScientist74%
@Neuronarrative72%
@virginiahughes72%

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

Average for professional science writers:35%
  
Top tendency to reply: 
@_Astro_Nerd_90%
@DownHereOnEarth86%
@Annaleen78%
@juleslhoward78%
@sciencebase77%
@mikamckinnon76%
@nadiamdrake76%
@Ananyo76%
@mary_roach75%
@ferrisjabr74%

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

Average for professional science writers:32%
  
Top tendency to retweet: 
@tvjrennie87%
@SciFleur87%
@marcuschown86%
@TerriHansen85%
@bryanrwalsh84%
@ElizKolbert71%
@aleszubajak71%
@LeeBillings70%
@russellcris68%
@dwbwriter68%

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: 
@Revkin52%
@davelevitan42%
@DrJoeHanson36%
@JamesGleick35%
@bhensonweather35%
@KatherineHobson33%
@ngeiling32%
@carinbondar30%
@CosmicEvolution28%
@dbiello28%