When it comes to staying in tune with local events and news, social media is hands down the best way to gather your information. Pay attention to the actual posts and enter the comments section at your own risk.
Traditional newspapers are going by the wayside and their time is limited. According to the University of North Carolina, 1,800 U.S. newspapers have disappeared. That is 1 in 5 towns that have lost their newspaper. Just like cable, people have moved to digital services including Facebook, Twitter, and other social media platforms.
Here are 4 Facebook MUST follow pages:
- City of Barberton – https://www.facebook.com/City-of-Barberton-321987684506398/
- Parks and Recreation – https://www.facebook.com/BarbertonParksandRecreation/
- Barberton Area Community News – https://www.facebook.com/groups/barbertonoh/
- The Barberton Herald: https://www.facebook.com/barbertonherald/