The 70,000 volunteers for the London Games have been issued with guidelines that prevent them from sharing details of their experiences online, according to reports.

A document issued in the volunteer-only Games Maker section of the London 2012 website last week laid out rules for using social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter during the Olympics.
According to volunteering network i-volunteer, the guidelines say volunteers cannot share any specific information about their role, beyond the fact that they are volunteering. According to the website, this includes not disclosing their location, any breaking news about athletes, posting any “backstage” pictures or video or discussing the Games online in any unofficial groups or forums.

Locog declined to comment on the reports and told Event it couldn’t confirm or deny what was in the document.

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