Facebook post

In-text citations

Paraphrasing

Coles has just announced that  100% of their Coles Brand fresh chicken is now RSPCA Approved.

Direct quote

Place direct quotes between double quotation marks " " and provide the paragraph number.

"From 2014 we guarantee that 100% of our Coles Brand fresh chicken is now RSPCA Approved" (Coles par. 2).

Works Cited

TEMPLATE

Author. (screen name). “Title.” Form. Day Month Year of post, URL.

Coles. “Good News: In another national supermarket first, we’re pleased to announce 100% of our Coles Brand fresh chicken is now RSPCA Approved.” Facebook, 2 Jan. 2014, www.facebook.com/coles/posts/639616386102380.

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