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Last updated: 23 april, 2009 - 15:34 GMT

Facebook users vote on data usage

The social networking website, Facebook, allows users to put personal details, thoughts and photos onto a web page, allowing other users to see them.

The Facebook logo reflected in an eye

Many users have objected to Facebook passing on personal information

The terms and conditions were changed in February and now state that the company owns this material and can do with it as it pleases.

The widespread anger at this change forced Facebook to declare a vote among users.

Adrian Mars is an IT and technology writer.

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First broadcast 23 April 2009

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