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Create Your MLA Style Citations

Visit this guide to find examples of MLA style citations for your reference list and information about in-text citations.

Social Media

Usernames vs. real names

If you know an author's real name, include it after the username in parentheses.

Twitter post

In-text:

(@jkbjournalist)

Work Cited list:

@jkbjournalist (Julie K. Brown). "NEW: Miami Herald finds Covid cases surging since Florida has reopened, state downplaying threat." Twitter, 12 June 2020, 3:58 p.m., www.twitter.com/jkbjournalist/status/1271444548024176641.

Facebook post

In-text:

(BBC News)

Works Cited list:

BBC News. “The 17.7% increase in May added to hopes that the country's economic recovery could be faster than predicted.” Facebook, 12 June 2020, 10:00 a.m., www.facebook.com/bbcnews/. Accessed 26 June 2020.