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Social Media Rules of Engagement

Greenwood School District 50’s social media accounts serve as a source of information for parents, students, and other members of our community regarding news and events within the District. The District encourages open expression and dialogue that is productive, factual, and respectful to others. While the District does not intend to limit the comments and opinions of its stakeholders, comments that do not conform to these guidelines will not be tolerated.


The District’s social media accounts are viewed by folks from all walks of life. Please ensure that your comments are appropriate for viewers of all ages.

The District will remove posts and/or comments that involve:

  • Incitement of violence;
  • Obscenity;
  • Copyright infringement;
  • Threats of a personal or public nature;
  • Harassment or abuse;
  • Solicitation; and,
  • Violation of any state or federal law.


The District does not undertake the responsibility to provide a response to every question or comment. If you have a question that needs immediate attention, please contact the district directly by phone at 864-941-5400 or email at [email protected].


The District’s social media accounts are not appropriate places to discuss personal issues. If you have an issue with a district staff member, please contact the district directly by phone or email.


The District takes no responsibility for misinformation or false statements provided by a user comment.


Failure to adhere to the District’s guidelines will result in immediate removal of the comment or post from its’ social media account. Continued violations will result in the permanent blocking of a user’s ability to post.


The District will not remove otherwise permissible comments based on viewpoint.


Please be advised that content posted to any of the District’s social media accounts may be subject to public disclosure under the Freedom of Information Act (S.C. Code Ann. Section 30-4-20(c)).


Thank you in advance for your cooperation with these guidelines. If you have any questions or concerns regarding these guidelines or the District’s social media accounts, please contact the Communications Department.