Answered By: Katie Hutchison
Last Updated: Apr 06, 2017     Views: 10892

MLA 8th ed.

Lastname, Firstname [or single username]. (handle). "First several words of Instagram post (if any)..." Instagram, Day month year posted, URL.

libechillbro. "Root beer floats are in honor of National Library Week…" Instagram, 18 Apr 2013, instagram.com/p/5pjGjvjTH6/.

APA 6th ed.

handle. (Year, month day posted). First several words of Instagram post (if any)... [Instagram post]. Retrieved from URL

libechillbro. (2013, April 18). Root beer floats are in honor of National Library Week… [Instagram post]. Retrieved from https://instagram.com/p/5pjGjvjTH6/

Chicago 16th ed.

Lastname, Firstname [or single username]. Instagram post. Month day, year posted. URL.

Penguin, Oscar. Instagram post. April 18, 2013. https://instagram.com/p/5pjGjvjTH6/

Comments (2)

  1. what if the description of the video is really long? Do I just put the first sentence or the title of it?
    by litlte kid on the internet on Apr 03, 2017.
  2. @ little kid on the internet

    Without strong instructions for social media citing, I would follow the directions that are here.
    by Katie Hutchison on Apr 06, 2017.

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