Wasaga Beach, Ont., disables comments on its social media to prevent spread of hate, misinformation
An Ontario city says it’ll not permit feedback on its social media posts in an effort to forestall the unfold of hate and misinformation.
The Town of Wasaga Beach says it’ll disable feedback for now, however will proceed to share group data on social media.
The city situated on the shore of Georgian Bay says it’s making the change as a result of sure people in the neighborhood have been utilizing its social media pages to “bully, unfold hate and misinformation.”
In a video posted on-line, Mayor Nina Bifolchi says the city doesn’t wish to give these folks a platform to unfold “hate and lies.”
She says residents are nonetheless inspired to succeed in out to employees and council members by cellphone and e mail if they should.
The city can also be encouraging residents to make use of the municipality’s group engagement web site referred to as Let’s Speak Wasaga Seashore.
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