Too personal by half

25th September 2009 at 01:00

Nearly half of teachers in the UK are worried that using social networking sites will give pupils access to their personal information. A poll conducted by Teachers TV found that 47 per cent of the 4,000 teachers who responded feared their personal life could be tapped into by their pupils via their Facebook profiles. Despite this, the survey revealed that more than two-thirds of teachers regularly use social networking sites, 96 per cent of whom use Facebook.

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