How to cite a Tweet and other social media in a medical journal
Social media has blossomed recently as a repository for professionals to share ideas and thoughts. Many healthcare professionals follow journals, key individuals in their fields, and general users for the information they put out.
Often, these sources of information may take precedent over searching for information in the general news. In a way, this curated version of information is becoming very popular. With this in mind, now academics and others are considering how to use this information for research and writing purposes.