Quoting Twitter in Academic Works [Updated]

[Updated 15 July 2013]

The Purdue OWL’s summary of the MLA style quotation rules now also lists tweets. On their website, they say the following:

A Tweet

MLA posted guidelines on their website for how to cite a tweet on a Works Cited page. Begin with the user’s name (Last Name, First Name) followed by his/her Twitter user name [...]