• Social media could include a personal communication such as an email, text or SnapChat message; a Facebook page or entry; blog, Twitter or Instagram posts; YouTube, Vimeo or Ted Talk videos; or comments on a variety of social media.
Standard format for email, SnapChat and text messages
Author's Surname, Given Names. Details of message. Date of communication.
Standard format for social media comments
Author's Surname, Given Names. Comment on "Title or Description." Author of social media post [media identifier], Source, Date of post creation, internet address.
Standard format for social media posts
Creator's Surname, Given Names [media identifier]. "Title or Description." Source, Date of creation, internet address.
Standard format for YouTube/TED/Vimeo video:
"Title of Video." Title of Site, uploaded by Credit, Day Abbrev. Month Year of publication, internet address.
Morris, Sylvia. "Anticipating Macbeth on Film." The Shakespeare Blog, 9 June 2015, theshakespeareblog.com/2015/06/anticipating-macbeth-on-film/.
Generalgtony. Comment on "Black England: No Wall of Separation?" Jane Austen's World, 26 Apr. 2021, 04:49 am, https://janeaustensworld.com/2021/04/26/black-england-no-wall-of-separation/#comments
Email, Text or SnapChat message
Brown, Collette. Text message to the author. 23 Dec. 2015.
Fisher, John. Email to the author. 14 Apr. 2020.
Messingham, Penny. Email to the Copyright Council. 5 June 2018.
Zacariah, Moses. SnapChat message to the author. 4 June 2021.
Royal Opera House. "A Sneak-Peek at Rehearsals for Balanchine and Robbins!" Facebook, 2 June 2021, https://www.facebook.com/royaloperahouse/posts/10159348688137579
Aymerich, Mauricio. Comment on "We are Delighted to Announce Our Shortlist for the 2021 International Booker Prize." The Booker Prizes, Facebook, 23 Apr. 2021, https://www.facebook.com/TheBookerPrizes.
Atwood, Margaret [@therealmargaretatwood]. Photo of Songs for Murdered Sisters cover. Instagram, 17 Mar. 2021, https://www.instagram.com/p/CMfPNo-LMG1/.
Roblwood. Comment on "It’s Weird Going Back and Looking at Scripts..." Tim Minchin [@timminchin], Instagram, 28 July 2020, https://www.instagram.com/p/CDK9YzBn9Mr/.
Maiden, Samantha [@samanthamaiden]. "To be a good journalist, in my opinion, you need to be a completely obsessive, detail person. I don’t know who did this but whoever they are they are a very good journalist." Twitter, Mar. 30 2021, https://twitter.com/samanthamaiden/status/1376801907713314818.
"Medieval Helpdesk with English Subtitles." YouTube, uploaded by NRK, 26 Feb. 2007, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pQHX-SjgQvQ.
"3 Ways to Fix a Broken News Industry." TED, uploaded by Lara Setrakian, Jan. 2017, https://www.ted.com/talks/lara_setrakian_3_ways_to_fix_a_ broken_news_industry#t-521404.
Kirk, James. Comment on "Medieval Helpdesk with English Subtitles." YouTube, 12 Feb. 2017, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pQHX-SjgQvQ.