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Your Visual Guide to Citing Tweets Properly in Academic Papers

March 19, 2014
The power of Tweets have extended from mere 140 characters of what somebody is doing to sentences with academic rigour being cited in different academic papers. Tweets have become pertinent sources of information and insights and as such scholars, researchers and  graduate students often have recourse to them for citation purposes.

In a previous post published here in Educational Technology and Mobile Learning, I shared a visual guide on how students can cite online documents using MLA and today I want to share with you how to cite tweets using both MLA and APA styles. All thanks go back to Digital Inspiration for providing the insights and visuals.

Sharing tweets using MLA style:

Sharing tweets using APA style:

Here is an illustrated example

citing tweets

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