Should We Post Pictures of Our Children Online?

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Hilary Frank's 5-year-old daughter Sasha on Crazy Hair Day. Frank chooses not to post photos of Sasha's face online, but feels OK about the back of her head.

According to the internet security company AVG92% of children in the U.S. have a digital presence by the time they turn two. But a University of Michigan poll from March 2015 found that three-fourths of parents think another parent has shared too much information about their child online.

In this episode, we bring together three people with very different approaches for a conversation about ethics, photography, and the struggle of weighing future consequences in a world we can't quite picture yet (no pun intended).

Here's where our three moms stand on posting photos of their kids:

This is a repeat episode which originally aired in 2015. For more Note to Self, subscribe on iTunesStitcherTuneInI Heart RadioOvercastPocket Casts, or anywhere else using our RSS feed.

 

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