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Social Media Comment Policy


Facebook icon Facebook is a social networking website where users can connect and interact with other people. We encourage fans to write on the MBNMS Wall; however, any content posted to the Wall that meets the following criteria will be deleted:

  • Contains vulgar language, personal attacks of any kind, or offensive terms that target specific ethnic or racial groups
  • Promotes products or services (non-commercial links that are relevant to the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary are acceptable)
  • Is far off topic (i.e., not within the scope of Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary)
  • Makes unsupported accusations.
Comments will not be edited to remove unacceptable content; the comments will just be deleted.

Facebook is a third party Web service used by the National Ocean Service (part of the Department of Commerce) for outreach. Use of Facebook requires a free membership; the Department of Commerce does not endorse membership on Facebook, nor does the Department of Commerce have any control or responsibility for privacy on Facebook.

Twitter icon Twitter is a microblogging service to communicate and stay connected through the exchange of short, frequent posts. We encourage you to 'Retweet' and reply to our Twitter posts.

Reviewed: April 11, 2024
Web Site Owner: National Ocean Service

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