Social Media Comment Policy

City of Fremont Social Media Comment Policy



The City of Fremont uses a variety of social media platforms to inform the public about the latest news, activities, programs, projects, and events happening in the City and is intended to serve as a means of communication between the City and the public. Comments posted to any of the City's social media sites will be monitored during regular City business hours only. Social media platforms utilized by the City for its posted information shall not contain any of the following, and the City reserves the right to remove comments containing any of the following elements as soon as possible:
a. Comments that are not topically related to the particular posting being commented upon; 
b. Profane language or content;
c. Content that promotes, fosters, or perpetuates discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, age, religion, gender, marital status, national origin, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression;
d. Sexual content or links to sexual content;
e. Content that threatens or defames any person or organization;
f. Comments in support of or opposition to political campaigns or ballot measures;
g. Content that solicits or promotes commercial services or products;
h. Content that engages in or encourages illegal activity;
i. Information that may compromise the safety or security of the public, public systems, or employees; or
j. Content that violates a legal ownership interest of another party.

Notwithstanding the foregoing, the City is not obligated to take such actions, and the City disclaims any and all responsibility and liability for materials that the City deems inappropriate for posting which cannot be removed in an expeditious and otherwise timely manner.

A comment posted by a member of the public on this site is the opinion of the commentator or poster only, and the posting of a comment does not imply endorsement of, or agreement by, the City, nor do such comments necessarily reflect the opinions or policies of the City. The City neither guarantees the authenticity, accuracy, appropriateness nor security of external links, websites, or content linked thereto. Any content posted to this site is subject to public disclosure.

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