Social media accounts blocked by First Minister: FOI release

Information request and response under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002

Information requested

A list of social media accounts blocked by the First Minister. Please provide a breakdown by social media platform (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Tiktok, etc.) and include the relevant blocked username.


The Scottish Government runs an official account for the First Minister on X (formerly known as Twitter) with the username @ScotGovFM. This account does not block any accounts on that platform.

The Scottish Government does not run official accounts for the First Minister on Facebook, Instagram or TikTok.

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Central Enquiry Unit
Phone: 0300 244 4000

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