Q. What is the proper citation for Facebook in APA format?

Answer

The APA Help Guide has a Twitter example to use as a guide:

  • Click on References & In-text Citation Examples
  • See Other.

Using the citation given for tweet as a guide, edit to reflect Facebook.

Example: 

Facebook profile name. (Year, Month Day). Enter the facebook message title here [Facebook post]. Retrieved from https://www.facebook.com/

In-text: (Facebook profile name, Year)

Please note that Facebook may not be accepted by your Instructor as a scholarly source.

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  • Last Updated Jul 03, 2018
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  • Answered By Beth Lofgren

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