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APA Style Guide: Facebook

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Reference: Author Screen name/Author Last name, Initials. (Year, Month Day). Post or if too long, shortened section. [Facebook update]. Facebook. URL

Example: Varadkar, L. (2014, December 2). HIQUA report can be catalyst for further improvement of ambulance services. [Facebook update]. Facebook.


  • Author last name/Screen name (Year)
  • (Author last name/Screen name, Year)


  • Leo Varadkar, Minister for Health, noted the HIQUA report on the ambulance service can be used to improve the service (2014).
  • The HIQUA report noted the need for investment in ambulance services (Varadkar, 2014).


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