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Young warned over social websites

Discussion in 'General Webmaster Helpdesk' started by gkd_uk, Nov 23, 2007.

  1. gkd_uk

    gkd_uk Moderator Moderator Webmaster

    Millions of young people could damage their future careers with the details about themselves they post on social networking websites, a watchdog warns.
    The Information Commissioner's Office found more than half of those asked made most of their information public.

    Some 71% of 2,000 14 to 21-year-olds said they would not want colleges or employers to do a web search on them before they had removed some material.

    The commission said the young needed to be aware of their electronic footprint.

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  2. temi

    temi Facilitator Webmaster

    come to think of it, next time I need to employ someone I will look their name up and see if they are on Facebook etc...
  3. Christoper

    Christoper New Member Webmaster

    I was reading about that a couple days ago. I agree i have alot of friends who write all their life details. I myself don't like facebook that much. I don't put much stuff on it. I just got it because all my friends had it but i find it boring

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