The widespread use of mobile internet devices such as smart phones and tablets linked to social networking potentially increases the risks that user privacy can be violated, especially when users are not conscious of the possible dangers. On July 5, the DPA issued general guidelines (source document in Italian) containing useful privacy tips to prevent "undesired" and "unpleasant" consequences.

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