The City of Plymouth uses social media platforms, as appropriate, to distribute time-sensitive information and news to the public about its programs, events and services. The City of Plymouth’s intent is to increase transparency, reach, immediacy and stakeholder feedback. The ultimate goal of social media is to drive residents and visitors to the City of Plymouth website. The city’s current social media platforms are as follows:
Social Media Disclaimer
Wherever possible, the following disclaimer should be posted on social media sites maintained by the city:
The purpose of the site is to share information about City of Plymouth news, events, services and programs with our many residents, businesses and visitors. This is not a public forum.
The City of Plymouth reserves the right to remove inappropriate comments, including those that:
- Are not topically related to the particular posting
- Contain offensive or vulgar language or photos
- Are associated with unlawful activity
- Personal attacks
- Threaten or defame any person or organization
- Violate the legal ownership interest of another party
- Contain political endorsements or oppositions of any kind
- Contain links to outside websites or are spam
- Are commercial advertisements or solicitation
- Are harassing
- Target or disparage any group protected by anti-discrimination laws
In addition, all content or comments posted during an election season by anyone who has filed for office will be removed.
The City of Plymouth has the right to reproduce any pictures or videos posted to this site in any of its publications or websites or any other media outlets. The City of Plymouth has the right to quote any comments or suggestions left by users. The city will not accept requests to post events, videos or photos on any of the city’s social networking sites.
The City of Plymouth does not endorse any product, service, company or organization advertising on its social media pages. Please note that comments expressed on this site do not reflect the opinions and position of the City of Plymouth or its elected officials and employees. The City of Plymouth does not share information gathered through this site with third parties for promotional purposes. However, any information you provide to the city is subject to the Minnesota Government Data Practices Act. This law classifies certain information as available to the public on request.
If you have any questions concerning the operation of this site, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
If a post or comment on one of the city’s social media platforms is deemed inappropriate based on the standards stated above, the information will be collected and then the post or comment will be removed. In its place, an explanation for the removal will be provided.