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Experts Caution Parents Against Sharenting, Say It May Lead To Issue Like Identity Theft

By Ashish Ranjan, 19 February 2018

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There is a word called “sharenting” which is gaining prominence on the social media. Although, this word won’t be found in the dictionaries, but the word can be spotted frequently on the social media. This word refers to the tendencies of parents to overshare pictures and information about their kids on the social media.

1Parents should not overshare pictures and information about their children

Experts are of the view that parents should take all the care in sharing pictures and information about their kids. They say that parents should not overdo it. Parents should leave behind the temptation of getting likes on their posts.

Parents should not overshare pictures and information about their children

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2Rachel Stephens decided not to share too much on Facebook

There is one lady Rachel Stephens who is having two and a half years old twins. The babies were born at 25-weeks and they had to face some serious medical complications at the birth. She and her husband made a decision not to share pictures and information about the babies on the Facebook.

Rachel Stephens decided not to share too much on Facebook

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3The couple used a private Facebook group

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The couple used a private Facebook group to share the pictures and information to the long-distant family members. Such kind of privacy measure is generally avoided by many people. “It’s a closed group, so we have to invite the members,” Rachel Stephens said. “It actually can’t even be searched for on Facebook.”

The couple used a private Facebook group

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