Q. How do I reference a tweet (APA 7th edition)?



Author, A. [@username]. (Year, Month Day). First 20 words of Tweet [Description of any media within the Tweet]  [Tweet]. Twitter. https://twitter.com/...


Canada [@Canada]. (2019, October 31). Happy #Halloween  🍭👻 [Animated GIF] [Tweet]. Twitter. https://twitter.com/Canada/status/1189910506536079360

In-text citation:

(Author, year)


(Canada, 2019)


  • Include emojis in the reference if able. If you can't, indicate emojis with their name in square brackets.
  • Do not include "replying to" information in the reference. If it is important, include it in the text.
  • For more tips and examples on referencing in APA format, visit the APA Style website
  • For more information on creating in-text citations, visit the APA Style website's page on citation 
  • Last Updated Nov 07, 2019
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  • Answered By Ethan Allard

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