How to cite tweets

Foto from Thomas Hawk, via www.hastac.org

Foto from Thomas Hawk, via http://www.hastac.org

Twitter is not only a social phenomena. Its influence in education and knowledge management is exceeding boundaries.

But imagine you want to use something you read in a tweet… How could you cite it in your paper?

Gunter Eysenbach, @eysenbach, recommendes the use of WebCite in creating a reference like this one:

Eysenbach G (03-04-2009). wondering about how to archive my tweets (and friends’ tweets) locally – any solutions out there? Retrieved from twitter.com, archived at http://www.webcitation.org/5foXLx2sm

Now I can use some tweets on my final GP vocational training report.

Some additional information:

Twitter and Other Mobilizing Tools for Learning and Teaching – Dr. Shock

Twitter as a tool for Personal Knowledge Management – Eric Mack Online

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