Is sharenting wrong?

By the age of 13, the average child has more than 1,000 pictures of them shared on the internet. This video from The Atlantic goes beyond the embarrassing snaps to probe the ethics of “sharenting”, and young people’s right to privacy in our social media age.

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  1. Is sharenting ever okay? List the occasions when you think it is acceptable for parents to post about their children, and the times when you think it is wrong. Compare your lists as a class.
  2. Make a list of five possible negative consequences of sharing too much information about your private life on social media, either now or in years to come.