APA 7th Referencing Guide — Facebook

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APA Referencing Guide — Facebook


  • To find the direct URL for a Facebook post, click on the date of the page to open it in a separate window. The URL can then be copied from the address field.
Format and order
  • Author(s)/ organisation. (family name, comma followed by initials, with full stop and space after each initial OR organisation, followed by full stop)
  • (Date of publication). (year followed by comma, followed by the month and day, in round brackets followed by full stop)
  • Title
  • [Description of format]. (e.g. Status update, Video, in square brackets, followed by full stop)
  • [Facebook]. (followed by full stop)
  • URL
In-text citation

The main tool to reach their public is their Facebook profile (National Park Service, n.d.).

… (University of Huddersfield Library, 2018).

Reference list

National Park Service. (n.d.). Home [Facebook page]. Facebook. Retrieved January 12, 2020, from https://www.facebook.com/nationalparkservice/

University of Huddersfield Library. (2020, June 23). We're proud to support International Women in Engineering Day #INWED20 #ShapeTheWorld @INWED1919 @hudcompeng 👩🏭👩 🔬⚙️🌍 [Status update]. Facebook. https://bit.ly/31Ebjpg

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