How to cite a tweet 16 March 2012 The Modern Language Association now has a page about citing tweets. As S.C. Galvan says, a "sign of the times, I guess." Galvan, S.C. (esqagape). "Sign of the times, I guess. How Do You Cite a Tweet in an Academic Paper? - The Atlantic http://bit.ly/At1tL5 via @AddThis" 12 March 2012, 8:38am. Tweet.