Ministry of Defence urges servicemen and women, and their families, to be careful about sharing sensitive material online.

This article titled “MoD releases YouTube videos warning of careless talk on social media sites” was written by Nick Hopkins, for The Guardian on Tuesday 14th June 2011 18.17 UTC

During the second world war, the propaganda motto from the British government was simple enough: careless talk costs lives. Things have become a little more complicated since then, but for the Ministry of Defence, the maxim still rings true.

It has implored its servicemen and women, and their families, to be careful about gossiping online, using videos on YouTube to highlight the dangers of sharing sensitive material on social media sites such as Facebook and Twitter.

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