Social Media Commenting Policy

The City of Fredonia uses social media to provide an open-source of community communication. We welcome comments, questions, and ideas from all sides of the issue. While we encourage engaging, productive conversations, we also expect individuals to maintain an acceptable degree of civility.  You are fully responsible for everything that you post.  The City of Fredonia does not discriminate against any views but reserves the right to remove content for any reason whatever, without consent. We do not verify the identity of participants. Here are some of the rules we follow: 

  • Comments unrelated to the post, un-constructive, or are disruptive
  • Hate speech
  • Profanity, obscenity, or vulgarity - including creative spellings of swear words using special characters
  • Nudity/sexual content or links to sexual content
  • Name-calling and/or personal attacks
  • Threats or defamatory statements to a person or people
  • Comments that are considered to be political statements
  • Comments that infringe on copyrights
  • Comments that appear to incite or further illegal or criminal activity
  • Spam comments, such as the same comment posted repeatedly
  • Other comments that the City of Fredonia’s social media team deems inappropriate 

Users who do not comply with these guidelines may be blocked without notice.

We understand that social media is a 24/7 medium; however, it is not possible to monitor comments on a 24/7 basis. We will monitor posts as quickly as possible. 

This comment policy is subject to modification at any time by the City of Fredonia. Any modification will be effective immediately upon posting the modification on this policy page. Engagement with, including but not limited to liking, sharing, commenting, messaging, tagging, etc., on City of Fredonia's social media pages and posts signifies the acceptance of these policies.

To protect your privacy and the privacy of others, do not include your full name, phone numbers, email addresses, social security number, case numbers, or any other sensitive personally identifiable information (PII) in your comments or responses.