How to Cite a Tweet
The Modern Language Association, or MLA, has been in the news lately for venturing into the Twitterverse with recommendations on how to cite a Tweet. The association representing English professors, the MLA released its recommendations on the Web and on Twitter, where it engendered a lively discussion.
Now the issue of Twitter citation style has made it to the pages of both the Atlantic and Inside Higher Ed. MLA Style, as it is known, is generally considered the style of record for scholars in the humanities.