Example APA Style: Forum post

When using a message or post from a forum or online discussion group, you have to take the following APA Style into account.

 Forum-post
APA-formatAuthorLastName, Initials. [Alias]. (Year, Month Day). TitleDiscussionThread [Type Message/Reaction]. Message posted to http://WebAdress
In reference listChan, R. (2012, December 16). WACC- Reported Equity v Market Cap [Online Forum Post]. Message posted to https://www.linkedin.com/grp/post/114512-196724588?trk=groups-post-b-title
In the text
  • According to the Online Forum Post ‘WACC- Reported Equity v Market Cap’ … (Chan, 2012).
  • Chan (2012) suggested in the Online Forum Post ‘WACC- Reported Equity v Market Cap’ that … .
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