A mother and daughter take a selfie at home. Many parents enjoying posting such images on social media, but what are the implications for the child? Photo: Getty Images
A mother and daughter take a selfie at home. Many parents enjoying posting such images on social media, but what are the implications for the child? Photo: Getty Images

Child Instagram stars, mummy blogs: should parents post their kids’ lives on social media? ‘Sharenting’ concerns, and why mums and dads do it

  • Many children today have a significant digital footprint long before they know what it means thanks to parents posting about them on social media
  • While some parents argue the positives outweigh the negatives, others, and some experts, are wary of privacy and how the information could be used

Topic |   Social media
A mother and daughter take a selfie at home. Many parents enjoying posting such images on social media, but what are the implications for the child? Photo: Getty Images
A mother and daughter take a selfie at home. Many parents enjoying posting such images on social media, but what are the implications for the child? Photo: Getty Images
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