Third of social network users in UK regret 'revealing too much info' online: Study
A majority of Britons feel guilty about providing too much information on websites where their updates and photographs can be viewed with ease, according to a survey.
The study into the online behaviour of 2,000 people over 18 years of age found a third wish they had kept photographs or personal or biographical details to themselves.
Digital marketing agency White Hat Media, which commissioned the study, also revealed that over half of those questioned admitted there are plenty of people following them online who they wouldn't knowingly share any personal information with.
Indeed, 'over sharers' have been left red-faced after posting drunken photographs, posing in very little clothing and using inappropriate language, the Daily Mail reports.
According to the paper, some of the mishaps caused by Brits posting too much information include being found out having an affair, getting rumbled for pulling a 'sickie' and divulging dates of holidays.
Other common posts include details of where they are going, illnesses, thoughts on local news, news about friends and family and what they've bought that date, the paper said.