Have you ever wondered how you would cite social media if you wanted to use it in a paper? Maybe you’re writing an essay on Frankenstein for English 102 and you see an awesome YouTube video that critiques Mary Shelley’s claims about science. Or perhaps you’re working on a Research Paper for English 101, and you just happen to see an interesting tweet about your topic. How do you cite that?
Look no further, because teachbytes has published a chart that shows you how to cite various forms of social media.*
*Just remember that statements published on social media do not hold up as strong support for your arguments in academic papers (you should always consult credible sources to support your arguments!). However, these opinions might be used as examples of what the general public is saying about your topic.