Social Media Policy

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Social Media Policy can be found here: policies.siu.edu/policies/socialmedia.php

Sample Disclaimer:

The university encourages fans to leave comments, photos, videos, and links here. However, we will review all comments and will remove any that are inappropriate or offensive. We will leave what you share that relates to the subjects covered on this page. Please understand that comments posted to this page do not represent the opinions of Southern Illinois University Carbondale.

Terms of Use: This SIU Facebook page is intended to provide a place for those with affinity for SIU to discuss the university. All comments, visuals, videos and other type of material posted by fans on this site ("User Content") do not necessarily reflect the opinions or ideals of SIU, its employees or affiliates. SIU (a) does not represent or warrant the accuracy of any statement made here, (b) is not responsible for any User Content on this site, and (c) does not endorse any opinions expressed on this fan page.

SIU abides by Facebook’s Statement of Rights and Responsibilities and asks its Facebook fans to do the same. In particular, please do not "post unauthorized commercial solicitations (such as spam)"; "bully, intimidate, or harass any user"; "post content that is hateful, threatening, pornographic, or that contains nudity or graphic or gratuitous violence"; or "do anything unlawful, misleading, malicious, or discriminatory" on SIU’s Facebook Page.

SIU reserves the right, but is not obligated, to remove comments that contain commercial solicitations; are factually erroneous/libelous; are wildly off-topic; that cannot be translated into English by Google Translate or other free online translation software; or that otherwise violate Facebook’s Statement of Rights and Responsibilities. Facebook encourages all users to utilize the "Report" links when they find abusive content.

Southern Illinois University Carbondale thanks you in advance for your contributions to the university’s Facebook Page, and for your help in creating a safe and vibrant online community.