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EDITORIAL: Let City Clerk Manage Official Facebook Posts


Last updated 1/10/2021 at 11:36am

There's just something inherently wrong about people who clearly don't understand social media trying to regulate others' use of it.

Lake Wales City Manager Ken Fields, through the city's HR director, proposed a social media policy that required not only employees, but also city officials to get approval prior to posting on social media.

At 72, Fields is at the upper end of the Baby Boomer generation. According to a 2018 Facebook demographic study only one in four people over age 65 uses the social media platform. It was apparent from the discussion at the March 19 city commission meetin...

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Reader Comments(1)

gregesteve writes:

Lake Wales city clerk Jennifer Nanek does an excellent job with the city's social media postings.


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