Social Media Accounts

Facebook: Town of Tyre NY

As a public entity, the Town must abide by certain standards to serve all its constituents in a civil and unbiased manner. The Town shall be the sole owner of all social media accounts and reserves the right to not publish or remove any postings which contain inappropriate content, including, but not limited to:

  • Potentially libelous comments;
  • Obscene or racist comments;
  • Derogatory or inflammatory comments about an individual’s gender, race, age, disability, religion, or national origin;
  • Personal attacks, insults, or threatening language;
  • Private, personal information offered without express consent;
  • Comments unrelated to the topic of discussion;
  • Hyperlinks to materials not directly related to the discussion;
  • Material known to be plagiarized;
  • Commercial promotions, including for-profit advertisements or products for sale;
  • Content appearing to be “spam”;
  • Comments pertaining to organized political activities, including political endorsements;
  • Any content that is not deemed to be in the best interest of the Town.

Town social media sites are intended to be informational. Users should not use these forums for making any official communications to the Town; for example, reporting crimes or misconduct, reporting dangerous conditions, requesting an inspection, giving notice required by any statute, regulation or ordinance, such as, but not limited to, notices of claims.

It is understood that the Town of Tyre’s social media sites are not maintained 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and immediate responses to any requests via post, email, direct message, etc. may not occur. The Town reserves the right to not reply or decline to reply to any/all comments posed to its social media accounts. It is also understood that the Town will not automatically “friend”, “like”, “follow” or “connect” to users who follow, comment or “like” Town posts. Content posted by a member of the public to any Town social media site shall not reflect the opinions or policies of the Town.