Social Media

Town Facebook Policy


The purpose of any Town of Southern Pines Facebook department page is to present matters of public interest in Southern Pines, including the residents, businesses and visitors. We encourage you to submit your questions, comments, and concerns, but please note this is a moderated online discussion site and not a public forum.
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Once posted, the Town of Southern Pines reserves the right to delete submissions that contain: 

  • vulgar language
  • personal attacks of any kind
  • offensive comments that target or disparage any ethnic, racial, religious, or any protected class or group

Further, the Town also reserves the right to delete images and/or comments that are:

  • spam or include links to other sites
  • clearly off topic
  • advocate illegal activity
  • promote particular services, products, or political organizations
  • infringe on copyrights or trademarks
  • use personally identifiable medical information—we recommend you not share any of your medical information on our Facebook Pages

Please note that the comments expressed on this site do not reflect the opinions and positions of the Town of Southern Pines government or its officers and employees. If you have any questions concerning the operation of this online moderated site, please contact the department (department@southernpines.net).
 



Town Instagram Policy

The purpose of any Town of Southern Pines department Instagram page is to encourage participation in department programs, events, displays, and outreach.  Participants are encouraged to post images related to programs, events, displays, and outreach while maintaining the caveat that the department’s Instagram page is a moderated online discussion site, and is not a public forum.

Once posted, the Town of Southern Pines reserves the right to delete submissions that contain: 

  • vulgar language
  • personal attacks of any kind
  • offensive comments that target or disparage any ethnic, racial, religious, or any protected class or group

Further, the Town also reserves the right to delete images and/or comments that are:

  • spam or include links to other sites
  • clearly off topic
  • advocate illegal activity
  • promote particular services, products, or political organizations
  • infringe on copyrights or trademarks
  • use personally identifiable medical information—we recommend you not share any of your medical information on our Instagram Pages

Please note that the comments expressed on this site do not reflect the opinions and positions of the Town of Southern Pines government or its officers and employees. If you have any questions concerning the operation of this online moderated site, please contact the department (department@southernpines.net).