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Chicago Manual of Style (17th ed.)

Social Media

(Chicago Manual of Style 14.209)

Note

Model

Author of Entry, "Text of Post," Type of Entry, Date of Post, URL.

Example

1. Bob Casey, "PHILLY, we need your help: If you submitted a mail-in ballot in Philadelphia, please take a minute to make sure your name isn’t on this list. Even one error on your ballot can get the whole thing thrown out — but luckily it’s not too late to fix any mistakes," Facebook, November 6, 2022, https://www.facebook.com/BobCaseyJr/posts/pfbid02udghVPzRgGkDNjJQ7uU9Fgtuq9FZHT2Ufz3rx8z4S7efmitWxRJJFoHgqU7nFdTSl?__xts__%5B0%5D=68.ARDM5U5yxK7r6RTk68428w40RgsG-AX80i6UE9Wa0ZVSIuADGBdBqu_Z98iMpIRtbOQoUtC-_0uJCz38dfeGwE9xEgKNdGQZ--vVcO4vHW6k5kTlc-MdSW1Li2Qbev9gQkjwfAqbbTfOxQSj6-l0z3AGKI23eKq6QjoPDQ00F3MH8QswYmDaVndi1pa28QQJA4e3bP2FPT_VbEKWb0U5jctc3U7YxRZ3_x7tEQ7jV9mZAF87cUcAXZReZ8lq58LLL0U1JEuJajqggOIhha48yOBzjRPSklJ0ht7brcYgEoJu9NDynrY&__tn__=-R

Bibliography

Model

Author of Entry. "Text of Post." Date of Post. URL.

Example

Bob Casey. "PHILLY, we need your help: If you submitted a mail-in ballot in Philadelphia, please take a minute to make sure your name isn’t on this list. Even one error on your ballot can get the whole thing thrown out — but luckily it’s not too late to fix any mistakes." Facebook. November 6, 2022. https://www.facebook.com/BobCaseyJr/posts/pfbid02udghVPzRgGkDNjJQ7uU9Fgtuq9FZHT2Ufz3rx8z4S7efmitWxRJJFoHgqU7nFdTSl?__xts__%5B0%5D=68.ARDM5U5yxK7r6RTk68428w40RgsG-AX80i6UE9Wa0ZVSIuADGBdBqu_Z98iMpIRtbOQoUtC-_0uJCz38dfeGwE9xEgKNdGQZ--vVcO4vHW6k5kTlc-MdSW1Li2Qbev9gQkjwfAqbbTfOxQSj6-l0z3AGKI23eKq6QjoPDQ00F3MH8QswYmDaVndi1pa28QQJA4e3bP2FPT_VbEKWb0U5jctc3U7YxRZ3_x7tEQ7jV9mZAF87cUcAXZReZ8lq58LLL0U1JEuJajqggOIhha48yOBzjRPSklJ0ht7brcYgEoJu9NDynrY&__tn__=-R

Helpful Hints

"Citations of social media content can often be limited to text... if it is important to provide a link, include a note. A frequently cite account or an extensive thread related to a single subject or post may be included in a bibliography." (CMS 14.209)

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