Social Media Policy

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We use social media to communicate with our audience on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube.


Here are a few things to keep in mind when interacting with us...


We may at times display links aside from newfoundnews.ca that are not under our control. These links are provided solely for the convenience of users. We are not responsible for the information found through these links or ads, nor do we endorse the sites or their content.


Any accounts or people we follow or posts we "like" "retweet" "favourite" or share does not mean an endorsement.

We reserve the right to remove comments and/or ban users who do not adhere to the following:

  1. Contain personal or private information;

  2. Comments that are sexist, homophobic, slanderous, insulting life-threatening, racist, hateful, etc.

  3. Are aggressive, coarse, violent, obscene or pornographic;

  4. Are offensive, rude or abusive to an individual or an organization including Newfound News;

  5. Advertising (personal, commercial, political, organizations);

  6. Are illegal;

  7. Fake or misleading information;

  8. Are spam; and

  9. Are contrary to the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms;

Facebook

We will ban anyone who violates our terms.

We will hide or delete comments that violate terms.

Any accounts or people we follow or posts we "like" or share does not mean an endorsement.

We may turn off comments on some posts. This decision is based on a number of factors.

Twitter

We will block users who violate our terms from interacting with us.

Any accounts or people we follow or posts we "retweet" "favourite" or share does not mean an endorsement.

Instagram

We will block anyone who violates our terms.

We will delete comments that violate terms.

Any accounts or people we follow or posts we "like" does not mean an endorsement.

YouTube

We will block anyone who violates our terms.

We will delete comments that violate terms.

Any accounts or people we subscribe to does not mean an endorsement.

We may disable comments on some videos. This decision is based on a number of factors.

We reserve the right to delete any comments and/or ban any users for reasons not listed above at our discretion.

Overall we just ask users to be respectful and contribute in a meaningful way to the discussion.

 

We look forward to interacting with you!