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Chicago Style Guide: Social media

This guide explains how to use the Chicago Style. It includes a short interactive tutorial.

Blog

Footnote: #. Author(s) First name Last name, "Title of Post," Name of Blog, Month Day, Year, URL.

Example:

11. Brendan Walsh, "Lorenzo Bini Smaghi on the Impact of Basel III," Irish Economy, April 2, 2011, http://www.irisheconomy.ie/index.php/2011/04/02/lorenzo-bini-smaghi-on-the-impact-of-basel-iii/.

In-Text Citation: Use a superscript number (like this: ¹) in the text at the place where you are indicating that you are citing from a source.

Example:

Italian economist and former member of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank Lorenzo Bini Smaghi considers that Basel II has had little long-term effect on the Irish economy.²

Note: Blog entries and blog comments are generally cited only as notes.

 

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Twitter

Reference: Author Last Name, First Name (@Twitter handle), Twitter post, Month day, year, time. Accessed Month day, Year. URL.

Example:

Medved, Michael (@MedvedSHOW), Twitter post, Dec 21, 2014, 9:34a.m., accessed March 10, 2015. https://twitter.com/MedvedSHOW

In-Text Citation: Use a superscript number (like this: ¹) in the text at the place where you are indicating that you are citing from a source.

Example:

The American talk radio show Michael Medved asked in a tweet whether President Obama would attend a demonstration in support of the police force.¹

Footnote: #Author First Name Last Name (@Twitter handle), Twitter post, Month day, year, time. Accessed Month day, Year. URL.

Example:

1. Michael Medved (@MedvedSHOW), Twitter post, Dec 21 2014, 9:34a.m. Accessed March 10, 2015. https://twitter.com/MedvedSHOW

 

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Facebook

Reference: Name of Facebook page, accessed Month day, year, URL

Example:

David McWilliams's Facebook page. Accessed 11 March, 2015, https://www.facebook.com/davidmcw?fref=ts

In-Text Citation: Use a superscript number (like this: ¹) in the text at the place where you are indicating that you are citing from a source.

Example:

Economist David McWiliams said on his Facebook page that FDR-style economics would not work in Ireland.¹

Footnote: #. Author's Facebook Page. Last modified month day, year. Accessed Month day, Year. URL.

Example:

1. David McWilliams's Facebook Page. Last modified March 9, 2015. Accessed March 11, 2015. https://www.facebook.com/davidmcw?fref=ts

 

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