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Tweeting Tendencies of Professional Science Writers on Twitter

Updated: 2019-May-18 15:37 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: 
@archaeology100%
@garthsundem96%
@AboutPhysics94%
@johnjberger88%
@CaraSantaMaria85%
@socialpyramid84%
@ivanoransky82%
@ByToddBBates75%
@ericmjohnson72%
@Neuronarrative72%

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

Average for professional science writers:33%
  
Top tendency to reply: 
@_Astro_Nerd_90%
@DownHereOnEarth87%
@Annaleen83%
@juleslhoward76%
@skrishna75%
@kimberlykowal75%
@GeneticJen74%
@sciencebase74%
@TheSpaceGal74%
@j_timmer72%

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: 
@TerriHansen90%
@tvjrennie90%
@marcuschown90%
@russellcris76%
@SciFleur75%
@hannahjwaters70%
@leHotz69%
@JLVernonPhD69%
@LeeBillings68%
@ElizKolbert67%

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%
@Revkin38%
@davelevitan38%
@KatherineHobson34%
@JamesGleick27%
@ngeiling26%
@BenLillie25%
@TomLevenson25%
@BadAstronomer23%
@joesbigidea23%