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Many of the various City projects and initiatives use social media to supplement their outreach in the community. Follow the links below to stay up-to-date.













Terms of Use

City of Bloomington agencies offer the following guidelines for comments.

Your engagement makes the City of Bloomington a better place. The City of Bloomington welcomes conversation but reserves the right to moderate comments in accordance with City policies.

All social media comments and messages exchanged with the City of Bloomington are part of the public record.




We expect conversations to follow the rules of polite discourse and ask that participants treat each other and our employees with respect.

Comments may be monitored and may be subject to removal or hiding based on, but not limited to, the following qualities: comments featuring profanity and vulgar or abusive language; sexually harassing content; obscene content; threats of physical or bodily harm; discriminatory language on the basis of race, gender, ethnicity, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, age, marital status, or religion; and content of a commercial nature. Comments straying from the designated topic may also be subject to removal.

The following will not be tolerated and will be hidden immediately:

  • File transfers containing nudity, pornography, or other lewd content
  • Profanity or vulgar language
  • Sexual overtone or innuendo
  • Personal attacks, hostility, threats, or violence against any person or group; libelous harassing or abusive statements
  • Attacks on ethnic, racial, gender, or religious groups
  • Spam including solicitations, advertisements, and or endorsements of any financial, commercial, non-profit, or political entity.



With respect to content collected through our website, the City of Bloomington follows its own linked Privacy Policy. For content collected via external sites, please refer to a social media platform’s respective Terms of Service policy.

To protect your own privacy and the privacy of others, please do not include personally identifiable information, such as social security numbers, driver’s license numbers, financial account numbers, credit or debit card numbers, or phone numbers in your comment.



Social Media Records Policy

The City of Bloomington’s social media sites and their related social media content are subject to Indiana’s Access to Public Records Act (“APRA”) which requires the retention of and grants public access to any writing created or maintained by a public entity regardless of form or characteristics. 

Information that is produced or acquired in the course of City business, including comments posted to any City social media site, may be considered a public record – thus, there should be no expectation of privacy in regards to the information posted on these social media outlets.

Click here for more information about APRA. APRA requests should be directed to



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Questions? If you experience any issues accessing or using the City's social media, please email