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Management

This guide will help you find quality resources for your management studies and research.

Searching social media


Monitors 100+ social media properties directly including:
Twitter, Facebook, FriendFeed, YouTube, Digg, Google
 

 

Twitter only

Detailed analyses of tweets.
Only indexes 300 tweets in free version.

 

 

Limit by language, people, and places. 
Only searches previous 10 days.

 

Hashtags

 

 


Searches across different social media networks.

 


Videos


Advanced search filter by uploaded time
(hour, date, month, year).
Sort option by most viewed.

 

 

Facebook

Facebook Graph Search includes people, posts, hashtags and locations. Covers friends and people in your extended network (i.e., friends of friends, people with similar interests and people nearby).

Public posts cannot be searched for (as of 2015, could previously be done) - unless you use a hashtag search.

Blogs

   Good for blog searching, although it covers other platforms.
   Features trends and graphs.

Citing social media

Tweet2Cite
Free citation generator that converts Tweets into  MLA and APA citations. 

APA

See more examples at the APA style blog

 

Tweet

Author. [Screen name]. (Year, Month Day). Enter the tweet message here [Tweet]. Retrieved from http://twitter.com

example

Dowling, J. [JoshuaDowling]. (2015, Aug 02). UPDATED Exclusive: Toyota Australia in nationwide search for counterfeit airbags. http://t.co/WcmZW8skiH [Tweet]. Retrieved from https://twitter.com/JoshuaDowling/status/627953598714875904

Facebook

Status Update

Author. [Given name]. (Year, Month Day). Enter Facebook post here (up to first 40 words) [Facebook status update]. Retrieved from http://facebook.com

example

Autoblog.com  (2015, June 17). A grand total of 2.76 million cars recalled for faulty airbags today. [Facebook status update]. Retrieved from https://www.facebook.com/Autoblog/posts/10153268616791760

 

YouTube

Full name known

Author, A. A. [Screen name]. (Year, Month Day). Title of video [Video file]. Retrieved from http://youtube.com

example

Nelson, Robert J. [Lieff Cabraser]. (2014, November, 18). Takata airbag defects recall  [Video file]. Retrieved from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8Uvie103Qsw


Screen name only

Screen name. (Year, Month Day). Title of video [Video file]. Retrieved from http://youtube.com

 

 

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