SUWANNEE RIVER LEAGUE OF CITIES SOCIAL MEDIA USE POLICY
The Suwannee River League of Cities (SRLC) supports the use of social media to further the organizational goals and the missions of its memberships, where appropriate. Social Media Use Policy – For Public Posting the SRLC’s Social Media Use Policy is to be used by SRLC staff as the guiding document while using social media sites in an official SRLC capacity. The SRLC’s Social Media Use Policy must be hyperlinked to all official SRLC social media accounts for public review as well as be made available on the SRLC’s website at www.srlcities.com. All official social media content will be subject to review.
The SRLC’s main website (www.srlcities.com) is the organization’s primary and predominant internet presence. The best, most appropriate SRLC uses of social media tools fall generally into three categories:
As channels for disseminating time-sensitive information quickly;
As marketing/promotional channels that increase the SRLC’s ability to broadcast its messages to the widest possible audience; and
As a means to engage in transparent conversations between the SRLC, its membership, the press and the general public.
The SRLC social media content and comments containing any of the following forms of content shall not be allowed:
Comments not topically related to the particular social media article being commented upon;
Comments in support of or opposition to political campaigns or ballot measures that are not consistent with adopted SRLC positions;
Profane language or content;
Content that promotes, fosters, or perpetuates discrimination, including but not limited to, on the basis of race, creed, color, age, religion, gender, marital status, national origin, physical or mental disability or sexual orientation;
Sexual content or links to sexual content;
Solicitations of commerce;
Conduct or encouragement of illegal activity;
Information that may tend to compromise the safety or security of the public or public systems;
Content that violates a legal ownership interest of any other party;
Content that encourages alcohol consumption or the use of legal/illegal drugs;
Content of a threatening manner;
Content that contains confidential or proprietary information about the SRLC, its employees or vendors; and
Content that violates another person’s right to privacy.
The SRLC reserves the right to restrict or remove any content that is deemed in violation of this social media use policy or any applicable law. The SRLC further reserves the right to block access of any person or entity to its social media platforms for a violation of this social media use policy or any applicable law.
as of 1/31/2019