Answered By: Kultida Dunigan
Last Updated: May 10, 2016     Views: 14

To cite a Tweet in MLA;

Last name, First name (User name). "Tweet message." date posted. Time view. Tweet. 

For example:

Athar, Sohaib (ReallyVirtual). “Helicopter hovering above Abbottabad at 1AM (is a rare event).” 1 May 2011, 3:58 p.m. Tweet.

 

In APA;

Last name, First name. (Year, Date). "The Tweet message in its entirety." [Tweeter post]. Retrieved from.

For example:

BarackObama. (2009a, July 15). Launched American Graduation Initiative  to help additional 5 mill. Americans graduate college by 2020: http://bit.ly/gcTX7 [Twitter post]. Retrieved from http://twitter.com/BarackObama/status/2651151366