Apps

Element

Example, including punctuation

Developer of app or license holder

Whatsapp, Inc.

Year

2016.

Name of the app (italics)

WhatsApp Messenger.

Version

(Version 2.16.12.)

 

[Mobile application software].

Publisher or download location

Google Play Store.

 

The citation in your text will be

(WhatsApp Inc., 2016)

If you have used the developer or license holder's name in your sentence then only the year of publication is placed after it in brackets, eg

WhatsApp Inc. (2016) have created an app that...

Reference list/bibliography:

WhatsApp Inc. (2016). WhatsApp Messenger (Version 2.16.12) [Mobile application software]. Retrieved from the Google Play Store.