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The Maryland Park Service is merging all state park social media accounts. It hasn't gone over well

The Maryland Park Service is merging all state park social media accounts. It hasn't gone over well

The Maryland Park Service is eliminating several dozen park-unique social media accounts, consolidating its messaging on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram into single accounts, much to the chagrin of parkgoers who like and want park-specific information.

Word of the consolidation came on Twitter in postings that read:

“Happy New Year! As part of our resolution to streamline communications from Maryland State Parks, we are merging this account with @MDStateParks. Please be sure to follow that account today to keep up-to-date with events and news! This account will be closed on January 31.”

A memo to park staffers from Timothy Hamilton, the park service’s business...

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