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Social networking

Description: An update or news item on a social networking platform

Notes

  • Types of social networking references include items on Facebook and Twitter.

In-text citation

Format and layout:

Author's family name OR Authoring body (year)
(Author's family name OR Authoring body year)

Examples

In response to Eastwood's jabs, Obama (2012) tweeted...

...was the response (Obama 2012).

Reference List / Bibliography

Format and layout:

Author's family name, Initial(s) OR Authoring body year, 'Title of item', Name of page, Name of platform, date of item, viewed date, <URL>.

Examples

Obama, B 2012, 'This seat's taken', BarackObama, Twitter, 31 August, viewed 5 November 2012, <https://mobile.twitter.com/BarackObama/status/241392153148915712>.

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