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Tweets, facebook posts etc should all be cited in your work. Any communication on these platforms that are not public should be treated as Personal Communication. Click here for in-text citation and References guidance for Personal Communications.


References Entry

Entry in your References, use Citemaker > Internet > Social Media


This would then produce the following citation for your References:

Francis. (2020, June 18). The Lord cannot enter into hard or ideological hearts. The Lord enters into hearts that are like His: Hearts that are open and compassionate [Twitter post]. Retrieved from 92320.

In-Text Citation

(Francis, 2020)


Pope Francis (2020) stated that "The Lord ...