Q. How do I cite a Tweet?

Answer

MLA recommends citing a Tweet in the following format:

 

@Twitter Handle (First Name Last Name if known). "Full text of tweet." Twitter, Day Month Year of 

Tweet, Time of Tweet, URL.

 

APA recommends citing a Tweet in the following format: 

 

Last Name, First Initial. [@twitter handle]. (year, month day). Full text of tweet. [Image attached] 

[Tweet]. Twitter. URL

 

Chicago recommends citing a Tweet in the following format: 

 

N    1. Firstname Lastname (@twitter handle), “Full text of tweet”, Twitter, Month day, year, time posted, 

URL.

 

B     Last Name, First Name (@twitter handle). "Full text of tweet." Twitter, Month day, year, time posted. 

URL.

 

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