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Office of the Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data, Hong Kong
25th Anniversary Event
“Social Media and You” Webinar (Completed)


Most of the social media and instant messaging apps provide their services for free. But is there really free lunch? The users’ information is actually being collected and shared. Without proper management of the privacy risks involved, personal data can be stolen and misused for doxxing, perpetrating frauds or other crimes.

To provide the users of social media and instant messaging apps with some practical advice on safeguarding personal data and avoiding falling prey on online scams, the PCPD is organising “Social Media and You” webinar. Details are as follows:

Date 3 May 2021 (Monday)
Time 3 pm - 4 pm
  • Ms Ada CHUNG Lai-ling, Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data, Hong Kong
  • 鍾麗玲女士
  • Professor Wong Kam Fai, Associate Dean (External Affairs), Faculty of Engineering; Professor, Department of Systems Engineering & Engineering Management and Director of Centre of Innovation and Technology of The Chinese University of Hong Kong
  • 黃錦輝教授
Language Cantonese
Target Audience Users of social media platforms and instant messaging apps, marketing and PR practitioners, SMEs, teachers, parents and teenagers

Key take-aways

  • The latest developments of social media and their impact on society
  • How to safeguard personal data against online scams
  • How parents can help their children stay safe on social media
  • How to manage the privacy settings of social media
Webinar Excerpt