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Privacy is a reasonable range in which an individual expects to be safe from others accessibility. The others referred here, could be the government or other real or legal persons, therefore, privacy has a same definition in virtual space. This space has caused new threats and opportunities be created and the privacy in virtual space has encountered questions, uncertainties and challenges. We should primarily go to the root of privacy concept formation. Privacy gets importance when the individual get important and without that individual, there is privacy for him/her. Thus, privacy is a modern concept. Now regarding to the fact that this individual is the most effective element in virtual space and also this is the person who gives identity to the internet, reviewing the concept and area of privacy in virtual place gets double importance. Now, as it has been obvious that why and how the issue of privacy is tied to virtual space and social network, the most important question of this article forms that what is the concept, area and territory of privacy in virtual space? Naturally, as this issue gets clarified, we should find the grounds for privacy violation in virtual space and should go to the issue that who try to violate privacy in virtual space and social networks and why they do that, in order to find solutions to prevent this violation. This article is seeking to clarify these issues by the descriptive and analytical method.