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Author. (n.d.). Home [Facebook page]. Facebook. Retrieved Month Day, Year, from http://xxxxx


Florida Memes. (n.d.). Home [Facebook page]. Facebook. Retrieved October 8, 2019, from

As in-text citation:

(Florida Memes, n.d.)

Specific Posting On Facebook Profile or Page

If you cite a particular post, you must cite it in the References page; you can follow the example and guidelines below.

  • Include the author name as written (name or an organization).
  • You do not need to include the time, simply the day and year.
  • Provide the entire posting, up to the first 20 words.
  • Include the URL of the specific post if possible.


Author. (Year, Month Day). Text of Facebook post, up to 20 words [Image attached] [Status update/Video/Infographic/Image]. Facebook. http://xxxxx


CNN. (2013, October 22). Could a mouse's back potentially hold the cure for baldness? A breakthrough may be on the horizon, researchers say. [Thumbnail link] [Status update]. Facebook.

As in-text citation:

(CNN, 2013)

Source: Publication Manual, 10.15 (examples 105-106); APA Style: Reference Examples

Using Mendeley? (or another reference management tool)

This kind of texts is not handled well in a tool like Mendeley and is therefore recommended to do manually.


What is Mendeley?


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