Q. How do I cite a tweet using the Chicago Manual of Style?

Answer

To cite a tweet using the Chicago Manual of Style, follow this general format:

Footnote/Endnote

1First Name Last Name of Person Tweeting (@username), "First 160 characters of tweet," Twitter, Day Month, Year, Time of tweet, URL of tweet.

1Donald Trump (@realDonaldTrump), "I built the greatest economy in the World, the best the U.S. has ever had. I am doing it again!" Twitter, June 7, 2020, 6:08 p.m., https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/1269753231355371521.

Bibliography

Last Name, First Name of Person Tweeting (@username). “First 160 characters of tweet.” Twitter, Month Day, Year, Time of tweet. URL of tweet.

Trump, Donald (@realDonaldTrump). "I built the greatest economy in the World, the best the U.S. has ever had. I am doing it again!" Twitter, June 7, 2020, 6:08 p.m. https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/1269753231355371521.

More Resources:

  • Last Updated Jun 10, 2020
  • Views 0
  • Answered By Patty Hude

FAQ Actions

Was this helpful? 0   0