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:


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:

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.”


Click on the link below to see the PDF.


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