Prince Harry has removed himself from Facebook amid privacy concerns, following his naked antics in a Las Vegas suite last week.
The 27-year-old royal, who is a huge fan of the social networking site and appears under the pseudonym Spike Wells, has now deleted his account after advice from his private secretary, Jamie Lowther-Pinkerton, who is heading an inquiry into the royal's trip to Las Vegas, the Daily Mail reported.
Harry is said to be "terrified" at the prospect that further damaging images will emerge and his concerns intensified after photos of an "even wilder" week in the British Virgin Islands on Sir Richard Branson's private island of Necker, shortly before the Vegas weekend, were leaked to a newspaper.
They were originally posted on the social networking page of one of Harry's friends, to which several hundred people had access.
Harry, 27, has used Facebook for some time and had close to 400 "friends." His page was protected by maximum security settings.
Similar to millions of other users, he used the site to stay connected to his social circle and was updating his page as recently as last week.
According to reports the prince's two best friends, Tom "Skippy" Inskip, 25, who joined him in Vegas, and Arthur Landon, 30, have also closed their Facebook accounts, as has one of his key Scotland Yard minders.
The officer had posted a series of pictures of himself with Harry, whom he refers to in captions as Spike.
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