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(APA Style, 2011)
APA Style. (2011, March 10). How do you spell success in APA Style? Easy! Consult Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate
Dictionary or APA’s Dictionary of Psychology. Read more over at the APA Style Blog [Facebook status update].
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Author Surname, Initial(s). OR corporate author. [Individual author’s first name]. (Year, Month, Day). Title [Facebook status update]. Retrieved from web address
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