25 Feb '12, 12pm

A study says social networks are getting less social - do you agree?

WASHINGTON - Users of online social network sites such as Facebook are editing their pages and tightening their privacy settings to protect their reputations in the age of digital sharing, according to a new survey. About two-thirds, or 63 per cent, of social networking site (SNS) users questioned in the Pew Research Center poll said they had deleted people from their "friends" lists, up from 56 per cent in 2009. Another 44 per cent said they had deleted comments that others have made on their profiles, up from 36 per cent two years before. Users also have become more likely to remove their names from photos that were tagged to identify them. Thirty-seven per cent of profile owners have done that, up from 30 per cent in 2009, the survey showed. "Over time, as social networking sites have become a mainstream communications channel in everyday life, profile owners have becom...

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