Prince Harry has deleted his Facebook account amid fears more private photos of him could be leaked by his unsuspecting friends.
The 27-year-old royal is a huge fan of the social networking site, and has been using it for four years under the pseudonym Spike Wells.
Harry used the site to keep in touch with his 400 online 'friends', post photos of his holidays and write cryptic comments about his party-hard lifestyle.
He was updating his Facebook profile as recently as last week.
But after naked photos of the prince partying in Las Vegas were leaked to the press on Wednesday, Harry was advised to delete the account.
His private secretary Jamie Lowther-Pinkerton who is heading a royal enquiry into the ill-fated Las Vegas jaunt began damage control by telling the Prince to delete any private social networking accounts.
Harry's friends Tom 'Skippy' Inskip and Arthur Landon and a royal protection officer all three of whom accompanied the Prince to Vegas have also deleted their accounts.
The Scotland Yard protection officer in question has frequently posted pictures of Harry on his account, referring to him in captions as "Spike".
While neither Harry, nor his three accomplices posted pictures from Las Vegas on Facebook, Arthur Landon uploaded some questionable images from a recent trip to Necker Island.
Harry, Arthur and other friends partied for a week on Richard Branson's luxurious private island immediately before they headed to Vegas.
Arthur posted a series of images from that holiday, including one of his suitcase which contained a gas mask, a storm trooper costume and what appeared to be a purple bong a device used to smoke drugs.
Another image appeared to show Prince Harry passed out on the sand with the caption: "The perfect start".
Harry is not the only royal to use Facebook under a pseudonym his brother William created an account using the name "Wills Wombat Wales", which he used until his true identity was uncovered and he was forced to quit.
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