Social media guidelines for the Tri-State Consortium

Tri-State loves hearing from you and we welcome and encourage open, thoughtful discussion and sharing of content/imagery on our social media pages. You can find us on Facebook and YouTube. We apply these guidelines to help our readers share their thoughts in safe and engaging digital spaces. By submitting, sharing content or commenting on our channels, you consent to these rules. You are solely responsible for your submissions. Tri-State expects anyone who submits content or engages in discussion to:
  • Be courteous and respectful
  • Refrain from threatening, defaming or verbally abusing others
  • Be on-topic
  • Debate, but don’t attack
Tri-State respects the policies of all of the channels where we reside and we expect our fans, followers and users to do the same. Submitted and posted comments and content do not necessarily reflect the opinions or policies of the Tri-State Consortium.
Tri-State reserves the right, but is not obligated, to remove any content for any reason at any time, and will do so if, in the opinion of account administrators, such content violates these guidelines.
Tri-State prohibits posting, publishing or sharing any content that:
  • violates local/state laws or university rules or policies
  • is intentionally misleading, factually erroneous, or libelous
  • is obscene
  • is discriminatory, harassing or threatening
  • is geared toward directly selling, soliciting, or advertising products/services that are not Tri-State affiliated
  • is pornographic
  • infringes on the confidentiality or privacy of any party
Posts, comments, submissions and other content that violate these standards may be:
  • Removed from the site or page by content or page owner
  • Rejected from publication
Users, fans or followers who violate these standards:
  • May be blocked from future access
  • May lose Tri-State privileges or may be reported