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Citing Sources: Chicago

How to Cite Social Media in Chicago Style

How to Cite Social Media in Chicago Style

Facebook

Lastname, Firstname. Facebook post. Month day, year posted. URL

Penguin, Oscar. Facebook post. April 18, 2013. http://facebook.com/openguin/posts/10154065808067067

Twitter

Lastname, Firstname [or single username]. Twitter post. Month day, year (time posted). URL.

Penguin, Oscar. Twitter post. April 18, 2013 (1:28 PM). http://twitter.com/libechillbro/status/2651151366

Youtube

Lastname, Firstname [or single username]. "Title of YouTube Video." YouTube video, length of video, Month day, year posted. URL.

Penguin, Oscar. "Root Beer Floats." YouTube video, 0:35, April 18, 2013. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4ICGujpcO28​

Instagram

Lastname, Firstname [or single username]. Instagram post. Month day, year posted. URL.

Penguin, Oscar. Instagram post. April 18, 2013. https://instagram.com/p/5pjGjvjTH6/

Tumblr

Username. Tumblr post. Month day, year posted (time posted, if available). URL.

libechillbro. Tumblr post. April 18, 2013 (1:28 PM). http://libechillbro.tumblr.com/post/125058827619/root-beer-floats-are-in-honor-of-national-library-week

SoundCloud

Lastname, Firstname [or single username]. "Title of audio track." SoundCloud audio, length of audio track, Month day, year posted. URL.

Penguin, Oscar. "Root Beer Floats." SoundCloud audio, 2:35, April 18, 2013. http://www.soundcloud.com/oscarthepenguin/root-beer-floats