MLA 7th Style Guide: Tweet

Tweet

Format

User’s Last Name, First Name (Twitter handle). “Text of entire Tweet.” Date of Tweet, Time of Tweet. Tweet.

Example

Stanton, Brandon (humansofny). “I was always fighting for the gay community. Paper, articles, pamphlets, things like that…” 2 July 2014, 7:45a.m. Tweet.

Common Exceptions

If the User is an organization, include the organization’s name instead.

Example

NPR News (nprnews). “Google Glass Faces a Ban in British Movie Theaters.” 2 July 2014, 8:53 a.m. Tweet.