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Sections and social media: What is the bar association’s role?

Every so often, a section might stray over a boundary that has been set for it by leaders of the association. In the old days, those often inadvertent missteps were easy to address privately. But in the era of Facebook, Twitter, and the like, many bars fear that these potential problems can now be all too public. When a section wants its own Facebook page or Twitter account, what should the bar say—and how hands-on should it be?