Orange County reserves the right, at any time and without prior notice, to
deny access to Orange County Government official social media page(s) to
anyone who violates this policy.
Orange County Government has the right to restrict or remove any
comments/content that are deemed in violation of Orange County’s Social
Media Policy or applicable law.
Our goal is to provide and maintain a fair and respectful online
environment for everyone in our community. Social media pages are managed by the
Orange County Digital Communications team and are not monitored 24/7. Social
network sites shall be used to promote the County, County services, job
opportunities and County events.
Orange County Government welcomes a person’s right to express his/her
opinion and encourages posters to keep comments related to content on the page. Orange County's social media page(s) are not designated, nor intended to be a platform for political
views. Comments posted by others on Orange County Government’s social media
page(s) are not to be considered the opinion of the County nor does the
County endorse any third-party comments.
Criteria to edit or remove content:
Comments not topically related to the particular article being
Topics/issues not within the jurisdictional purview of Orange County
may be removed;
Profane language or content;
Content that promotes, fosters, or perpetuates discrimination on the
basis of race, creed, color, age, religion, gender, marital status,
status with regard to public assistance, national origin, physical or
mental disability or sexual orientation;
Sexual content, links to sexual content, obscene or pornographic
Solicitations of commerce;
Conduct or encouragement of illegal activity;
Content that is hateful or incites violence, threatens or defames a
person or organization;
Information that may tend to compromise the safety or security of the
public or public systems;
Content that violates a copyright, trademark or other legal ownership
interest of any other party;
Disparaging personal remarks or acrimony towards another person; or
Campaign information from a candidate for elected office or information
related to a candidate’s personal campaign.
Orange County Government’s social media guidelines can be found at www.ocfl.net/SocialMedia. All
content, including any content removed based on violation of these
guidelines, are retained and archived, with the time, date and identity of
the poster in accordance with Florida Public records retention