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Tweeting Tendencies of Professional Science Writers on Twitter

Updated: 2018-Sep-22 15:29 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:27%
  
Top tendency to originate: 
@NotchByNotch100%
@garthsundem96%
@AboutPhysics94%
@archaeology94%
@johnjberger94%
@socialpyramid84%
@Neuronarrative82%
@arbesman81%
@ivanoransky76%
@ericmjohnson74%

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

Average for professional science writers:28%
  
Top tendency to reply: 
@sciencebase84%
@_Astro_Nerd_81%
@Annaleen80%
@kimberlykowal79%
@Sci_Phile70%
@StartsWithABang70%
@mikamckinnon70%
@nadiamdrake69%
@juleslhoward68%
@maiasz65%

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

Average for professional science writers:36%
  
Top tendency to retweet: 
@SciFleur88%
@tvjrennie86%
@TerriHansen84%
@johnrplatt84%
@leHotz84%
@bryanrwalsh81%
@deborahblum78%
@ElizKolbert77%
@ronwinslow77%
@hannahjwaters76%

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%
@KatherineHobson35%
@Revkin32%
@CosmicEvolution29%
@ngeiling29%
@joesbigidea28%
@danfagin26%
@MarcAbrahams26%
@mikamckinnon26%
@mdichristina25%