09 June 2008

UK - Facebook profiles need shielding from media intrusion, say users

(OUT-LAW News)
Nine in ten web users want guidelines on what information the media can use from social networking sites and 78% would change the information they publish about themselves online if they thought it would later be reproduced in the mainstream media. The research was carried out by Ipsos MORI for the Press Complaints Commission and involved interviews with 1,000 British web users aged 16–64.