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Tweeting Tendencies of Professional Science Writers on Twitter

Updated: 2019-Jan-12 16:37 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%
@archaeology96%
@AboutPhysics94%
@johnjberger92%
@socialpyramid86%
@CaraSantaMaria80%
@ivanoransky77%
@Neuronarrative76%
@ericmjohnson75%
@dpcarrington70%

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

Average for professional science writers:30%
  
Top tendency to reply: 
@Annaleen88%
@_Astro_Nerd_85%
@DownHereOnEarth76%
@kimberlykowal76%
@sciencebase73%
@Richvn72%
@PeterBrannen172%
@ferrisjabr70%
@nadiamdrake69%
@philipcball65%

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

Average for professional science writers:34%
  
Top tendency to retweet: 
@SciFleur87%
@tvjrennie87%
@marcuschown78%
@LeeBillings77%
@bryanrwalsh77%
@johnrplatt76%
@GrrlScientist74%
@leHotz74%
@ronwinslow70%
@b0yle70%

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: 
@bobfinn46%
@KatherineHobson34%
@Revkin32%
@joesbigidea32%
@CosmicEvolution30%
@JamesGleick30%
@MMarchioneAP28%
@TomLevenson28%
@ngeiling27%
@Paleophile26%