Christopher Lawton reports:
Facebook agreed for the first time to sign a voluntary code of conduct in Germany aimed at protecting the privacy of social network users.
The pledge came as a result of a meeting between German Interior Minister Hans-Peter Friedrich and Richard Allan, director of policy in Europe at Facebook in Berlin on Wednesday.
The code, which will be determined later through talks with social networks and the Interior Ministry, will cover issues such as strengthening media literacy and transmitting data in accordance with German law.
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