I haven't been asked about this, but then again, I'm not dealing directly with students much these days. Amit at Digital Inspiration dug out links to the official APA and MLA guidelines on how to cite tweets in academic papers....
Thought someone might find this useful - it’s the styleguide we use for my library’s digital branch! It’s a long document, broken up into these sections: General Guidelines for Blog Posts Citing/Attribution Featured Section Comments... Read Post
The stodgy MLA of your high school and college days is gone: Where you might remember exacting guidelines for citing sources, they've now adapted to the times and don't blink at Twitter citations in your term papers. More » Post fro... Read Post