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Webpages and Websites

Webpages and Websites [APA 10.16]

Use the following template when you have to cite websites or webpages that cannot be included in any other category (e.g. journal articles, blog posts, reports, etc.).

Provide the most specific date as possible. Use (n.d.) if no date is available.

Include a retrieval date only when the content is subject to change over time.

Author Date Title Source
Website name URL

Author, A., & Author, B. B.

Name of Group.

(2020).

(2020, August).

(2020, September 18-21).

(2020, September 30-October 3).

(n.d.).

Title of work. Site name.

https://xxxxx

Retrieved December 20, 2020, from https://xxxxx

 

Social Media

Author, A.  [social media identity]. (Year of publication, month day). Name of the page or content or caption of the post up to the first 20 words [Content form]. http://xxxxxx

 

Examples

Library of Congress [@librarycongress]. (2016, July 27). World War 1 centennial: Brush up on your #WW1 trivia questions using our primary resources. go.usa.gov/xYfzA [Tweet]. https://twitter.com/librarycongress/status/758399232675983361

Obama, Barack [@BarackObama]. (2017, October 30). Hello, #ObamaSummit! Thrilled to host civic leaders in Chicago from all over the world. Follow along at @ObamaFoundation [Tweet]. https://twitter.com/BarackObama/status/925114135548919808

Gaiman, N. [Neil]. (2012, February 29). Please celebrate Leap Year Day in the traditional manner by taking a writer out for dinner. It’s been four years since many authors had a good  [Facebook status update]. https://www.facebook.com/neilgaiman/posts/10150574185041016

The Royal Family [@theroyalfamily]. (2018, April 21). Happy 92nd Birthday to Her Majesty The Queen! 
This photograph was taken in July 1946 when The Queen, then Princess Elizabeth, was 20 years
[Instagram post]. https://www.instagram.com/p/Bh0zGIiAAra/?hl=en

APA Style [@APA_Style]. (2023, September 18). It’s #ReadAnEbookDay! Did you know that the #APAStyle manuals are available as ebooks on Amazon Kindle, RedShelf, and VitalSource? https://t.co/aYMgDyFh1r [Post]. X. https://twitter.com/APA_Style/status/1703822468165624178

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