At-twitter-bution

I’m not proud of that title; but I also lack shame. Ben Hedlund, however, should be very proud of his web app Tweet2Cite. Tweet2Cite takes the URL of a tweet and converts it into a properly formatted citation for MLA, APA, and Wikipedia styles. Here are the citations I generated using the tweet from Stephen Turner that brought Tweet2Cite to my attention*:

Screenshot of citations for Stephen Turner's tweet about Tweet2Cite generated using Tweet2Cite

Screenshot of citations for Stephen Turner’s tweet about Tweet2Cite generated using Tweet2Cite

And, for those of you wondering, yes, you do need to provide a citation or attribution for information/quotes/images/links extracted from other people’s tweets.

*I am ever so meta.

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