Ten Rules for Publishing Information about Our Kids on Social Networks
The most essential fact to keep in mind is that on social networks, especially on Facebook, we are not only dealing with friends and acquaintances. In fact, it often happens that we interact with people that we do not know, and that may not always have good intentions.
As parents, we live our relationships with our children with intensity and great pride. This attitude also influences our use of social networks. Our Facebook pages, for example, are so often dedicated to praising the beauty, skills, and activities of our young ones, wether they be children or grandchildren.
Nevertheless, publishing every kind of information about our children--facts, videos, and pictures--can be very dangerous, since we cannot know with certainty who will be looking at them, and for what they could use them. For this reason, I suggest 10 small, common-sense rules to take into account before publishing images of our children and grandchildren on social networks:
1. Never show pictures of the places, such as parks and gardens, that your child often visits. This could offer the ill-intentioned valuable information on where to find him.Read more...