How do I cite material posted to a social media site like Pinterest?

Below are examples of how to cite a collection and a pin from Pinterest. For explanations, see our post on citing social media.


On the Pinterest page of the website The Rockle, you can find quotations from various famous works.

Work Cited

The Rockle. “Quotes: Classic Literature.” Pinterest, 2020,


Space Cat was a series of children’s books published in the 1950s. You can see an original cover for one of the books on Pinterest (MacLeod).

Work Cited

MacLeod, Michael. Cover of Space Cat and the Kittens, by Ruthven Todd. Pinterest, 2020,