How to quote a tweet academically


twitter: @eugenio_fouz

Portrait of Meyer Berger of the THE NEW YORK TIMES. (Photo by Roy Stevens/The LIFE Images Collection/Getty Images)

Some weeks ago I wondered how to quote a tweet academically because the modern world of today confers relevance to the minimum digital unit of communication– that is, the tweet-. Tweets behave somehow as verses, maxims or proverbs

__

Modern Language Association homepage:

https://www.mla.org

*

I have found out the MLA citation pattern by means of personal interest on English Literature via the University of Murcia (Spain), @UMU on Twitter. Here it is the Modern Language Association rule.

__

An example:

Tweets:
Gates, Melinda. “Today, Bill and I were deeply humbled to accept France’s Legion of Honour award on behalf of all our foundation’s partners and grantees.”
Twitter,21Apr.2017,2:36p.m., twitter.com/melindagates/status/855535625713459200.

__

Click on the link below to see the PDF.

https://tinyurl.com/y92xsbmj

*

Advertisements

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s


%d bloggers like this: