Below you will find guidance and examples of how to set out a reference to Facebook in the body of your work and in the reference list at the end.
According to News From Science (2019)...
...(News From Science, 2019).
According to Swansea University Library (n.d.)...
...(Swansea University Library, n.d.).
Name. (Year, Month Day). First twenty words of the title [Description of audio-visuals]. Facebook. URL
News From Science. (2019, June 21). Are you a fan of astronomy? Enjoy reading about what scientists have discovered in our solar system—and beyond? This [Image attached] [Status update]. Facebook. https://www.facebook.com/ScienceNOW/photos/a.117532185107/10156268057260108/?type=3&theater
NB: If a post includes images, videos, thumbnail links to outside sources, or content from another post (such as when sharing a link), indicate that in square brackets.
Describe the post type (e.g., “[Status update],” “[Video]”) in square brackets after any description of attached content.
Name. (Year). Title [Facebook page]. Facebook. Retrieved Month Day, Year, from URL
Swansea University Library. (n.d.). Home [Facebook page]. Facebook. Retrieved August 5, 2020, from https://www.facebook.com/SwanseaUniLib
NB: Use the page title in the reference (e.g., “Home,” “About,” “Reviews”).
Provide a retrieval date because the content is designed to change over time and is not archived.