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Do We Need a policy?

The short answer? Yes! Social media is a new world of opportunity for local governments to communicate with citizens and receive feedback.

Its risks are similar in nature to those of other types of communication, but with a different twist because material circulates so widely and there are many potential contributors. One recommended tool for addressing these risks is to adopt a social media policy. But what should be in that policy? The resources below will provide you with key questions to consider and sample policies from Florida cities.