Francis Shennan: We need a more sophisticated approach to what is privacy

I USED to think I had intelligent friends, but that was before social media.

At present, my Facebook page is cluttered with a video of a toddler laughing at a puppy chasing soap bubbles, an announcement that someone just played two word games, a warning of a new moon in Capricorn, and a picture of a dog’s arse in which someone can see a likeness of Jesus.

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