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Harvard Referencing Guide: Twitter Tweet

Twitter Tweet

Twitter Tweet

Twitter Tweet

Twitter Tweet


Twitter is an an online news and social networking site where people communicate in short messages called 'tweets'. 



A reference to a tweet will generally require the following elements:

  • Author
  • Year the tweet was posted          (in round brackets)
  • [Twitter]
  • Day/month the tweet was posted
  • Available at: URL
  • (Accessed: date)














In-text citation

On the day that the National Living Wage increase came into effect, the prime minister of the UK  (May, 2019) tweeted that she was "determined to end low pay and ensure workers get a fair day's pay for a fair day's work".



Full reference for the Reference List / Bibliography

May, T. (2019) [Twitter] 1 April. Available at: (Accessed: 3 April 2019).


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