On July 28, the National Institute for Transparency, Access to Information, and Personal Data Protection (Instituto Nacional de Transparencia, Acceso a la Información y Protección de Datos Personales) ("INAI") issued recommendations (source document in Spanish) to avoid risks when using personal data in social media. Given the prevalence of social media use, INAI suggests that social media users avoid contact with unknown users, adequately log out when accessing accounts from a cybercafé or a public computer, create safe passwords that contain diverse elements, select an adequate privacy and security configuration for social media accounts, refrain from conducting business transactions through social media, disclose personal information in social media only in a controlled and responsible manner, and create awareness among family members and friends of the importance of responsibly using social media.

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