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Posted: 12:03 p.m. Thursday, April 12, 2012

News 96.5 (WDBO) social media comment policy

Our terms of service (TOS)


    By Drew Anderssen and Joe Kelley

    Orlando, Fla. —

    NEWS 96.5 (WDBO) is very excited about the continued growth and opportunity presented by social media such as Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and others.

    NEWS 96.5 (WDBO) encourages comments, critiques, questions, and suggestions and will make every effort to respond to questions posed to NEWS 96.5 (WDBO).

    By posting comments to the NEWS 96.5 (WDBO) Facebook page, you are agreeing to the NEWS 96.5 (WDBO) Social Media Comment Policy.

    NEWS 96.5 (WDBO) reserves the right to delete (or mark as spam) postings and comments that:

    i.    Contain spam, or links to other sites

    ii.    Are clearly off topic

    iii.    Advocate illegal activity

    iv.    Promote particular services, products, political organizations or competitors

    v.    Infringe on copyrights or trademarks

    vi.    Contain sexual content or links to sexual content


    vii.    We will not allow personal attacks or vulgar, abusive, offensive, threatening or harassing language. This includes creative spellings of swear words using asterisks or spaces between words

    viii.    We will not allow comments that promote, foster or perpetuate discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, age, religion, gender, national origin, physical or mental disability or sexual orientation

    ix.    We will not allow the same content to be posted multiple times. Any subsequent posting of identical information will be deleted. Your criticisms of News 96.5 (WDBO) are welcome and encouraged, but posting the same criticisms repeatedly will be deemed a campaign and campaigns are not permitted. Engaging in a campaign of criticism will warrant blocking of the poster.

    x.    We will not allow comments that promote or oppose any person campaigning for election to a political office or that promote or oppose any ballot measure

    xi.    The intentional posting of inaccurate comments or content is not allowed

    xii.    Comments made by individuals deploying inappropriate profile photos will be deleted

    xiii.    NEWS 96.5 (WDBO)’s Facebook page is a troll-free zone. Comments specifically designed to elicit a negative emotional response or anger are prohibited.

    NEWS 96.5 (WDBO) welcomes comments/criticisms about on-air and online programming but comments viewed as harassment or heckling will be deleted. NEWS 96.5 (WDBO) has no compelling reason to entertain anti-NEWS 96.5 (WDBO) rants on our NEWS 96.5 (WDBO) Facebook page.

    NEWS 96.5 (WDBO) reserves the right to delete (or mark as spam) any and all comments.

    NEWS 96.5 (WDBO) reserves the right to block (without warning) any repeat violator of these terms.

    There is no First Amendment right to post comments on anyone’s Facebook page. Abuse your privileges, expect to be deleted, banned and reported to Facebook.

    All comments and posts must comply with Facebook’s Terms of Service.




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