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Reference guide for APA 7th edition

Reference guide for APA 7th edition intended for students at the department of Biology and CEC, Lund University. NB! If you access the guide using a smartphone, the text will open below the menu.

Social media

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The instructions in this section concern posts on social media such as Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and Instagram. References to posts on Facebook, LinkedIn and other similar sites differ from those to posts on Twitter and Instagram. 

NB! You should only cite information from a social media post if it is the primary source for the said information. Do not cite a post on social media on information which is available somewhere else, e.g. in a journal article or a book.