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MLA Tweet Citation Generator For Individual Author Or Company

Beginning from 2006 Twitter transformed into a communication channel where people would go to discover breaking news, companies would offer customer support or share product road maps, celebrities connected with fans and political activists living under oppressive regimes used Twitter to reach a global audience. The education and research community follows a set of guidelines and formatting rules – like the MLA Style guide – to properly cite original sources. Free citation machine is also available for creating a bibliography from different sources.

The Modern Language Association came up with the answer how to cite a tweet. Regarding on tendency of the last decade  some information breaks first or only on Twitter and a good academic needs to be able to cite those sources. MLA citation generator for tweet required following information on given source:

  • the user’s name (Last Name, First Name) followed by his/her Twitter username;
  • the tweet itself;
  • the date and time of posting, using the reader’s time zone;
  • the word “Tweet” must be included afterwards.

Not quoting a tweet considering a plagiarism because it is tend to be a percentage an idea as new and original derived from an existing source. According to U.S. law, citing a tweet is compulsory. Due to IP Law the expression of original ideas is considered intellectual property and is protected by copyright laws, just like original inventions. Almost all forms of expression fall under copyright protection as long as they are recorded in some way, which is means that company or individual tweet obliged to be cite such as a book, a computer file or encyclopedia.