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Table 3 Tweet types

From: “Show this thread”: policing, disruption and mobilisation through Twitter. An analysis of UK law enforcement tweeting practices during the Covid-19 pandemic

Tweet type: All stakeholders Territorial Police forces
All tweets (%) Covid-19 tweets (%) Covid-19 crime tweets (%) All tweets (%) Covid-19 tweets (%) Covid-19 crime tweets (%)
Regular tweet 49.4 44.4 50.0 52.0 46.5 51.7
Retweet 26.8 45.7 43.2 23.1 40.7 41.8
Reply 19.1 6.2 2.6 20.1 8.1 2.2
Quote 4.7 3.7 4.2 4.8 4.7 4.3
Total 114,257 8,249 1917 81,710 4729 1160