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Dealing with NEGATIVITY on Social Media

By February 8, 2018 No Comments

Thursday, February 15, 8 AM to 10 AM @ Innovation Connector
1208 W White River Blvd. | Muncie, IN 47303


In the bright world of social media, there exists a dark side…

Regardless of the nature and focus of your brand, if you’re active on social media, someone somewhere is going to take issue with what you’re doing. How do you deal with negativity? Do you have a plan? Do you need one?

Managing a law enforcement Facebook presence brings with it a new insight into the negative and hateful side of social media. Delaware County Sheriff’s Deputy Joe Krupa will discuss some of the issues he’s dealt with as the department’s public information officer and social media manager and offer suggestions and ideas for best practices that could work for you in similar situations.


8am-8:30am FREE breakfast and open networking
8:30am-8:45am Introductions and Breakfast Sponsor presentation
8:45am-9:30am Speaker Presentation
9:30am-9:35am Break
9:35am-10am Open Forum for Q&A


Joe Krupa is a deputy sheriff with the Delaware County Sheriff’s Office and currently serves as the department’s public information officer and social media manager. He is a graduate of Ball State University where he studied television production, photojournalism and public relations. Joe has worked as a staff photographer for TheStarPress and has freelanced for such media outlets as Speedvision, ESPN, WNDY, Reuters and People Magazine. He is the recipient of numerous photojournalism awards and a regional Emmy nomination for his work. Joe is co-owner of the Police Social Media Academy offering specialized training to law enforcement and public safety agencies to help them to better engage with their communities through the optimized use of social media.


Email: jkrupa@me.com


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