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Tweeting Tendencies of Professional Science Writers on Twitter

Updated: 2019-Mar-23 15:30 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: 
@archaeology100%
@garthsundem97%
@AboutPhysics94%
@johnjberger92%
@ivanoransky86%
@socialpyramid85%
@CaraSantaMaria78%
@carinbondar78%
@ericmjohnson74%
@ByToddBBates73%

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

Average for professional science writers:32%
  
Top tendency to reply: 
@_Astro_Nerd_94%
@juleslhoward80%
@DownHereOnEarth79%
@Annaleen78%
@maiasz74%
@mikamckinnon74%
@kimberlykowal72%
@ferrisjabr70%
@sciencebase70%
@j_timmer69%

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: 
@marcuschown89%
@tvjrennie88%
@TerriHansen77%
@LeeBillings76%
@maggiemfox74%
@russellcris74%
@leHotz74%
@johnrplatt72%
@SciFleur72%
@hannahjwaters70%

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: 
@bobfinn44%
@JamesGleick40%
@davelevitan36%
@KatherineHobson34%
@joesbigidea34%
@CosmicEvolution31%
@Revkin30%
@danfagin27%
@MMarchioneAP24%
@TomLevenson22%