City of Cleveland Social Media Guidelines

Thank you for reading and participating in the conversation on The City of Cleveland Department of Economic Development blog. Below are guidelines and some general information regarding the use of this site.

We encourage your comments, constructive criticism and your suggestions; and, we look forward to an active exchange of ideas. All viewpoints are welcome, but comments should remain relevant to the topic at hand, should not contain profanity or promote discrimination and should not include spam, business solicitations or political advertisements.

City of Cleveland social media sites do not constitute an official form of communication for legal notice, specific requests for service, public records requests, registering a complaint, or filing a claim. To make a formal request, please visit the Mayor’s Action Center on

Social media sites are not to be used to report criminal activity. If you have information for law enforcement, please contact your local police agency.

Members of the media are asked to send questions to the City of Cleveland Press Office through their normal channels and refrain from submitting questions here as comments.

Public records: Any content maintained in a social media format which is related to City business, including a list of subscribers, posted communication, and communication submitted for posting, may be a public record subject to public disclosure.

The City of Cleveland reserves the right to remove and/or not allow comment(s) to be posted based on the above mentioned guidelines.

The City of Cleveland reserves the right to modify this policy at any time and all modifications will be posted. Continued use of a City of Cleveland Social Media site following the posting of any modification signifies acceptance of such modification.



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