May 23, 2019

How to Tell Your Parents to Stop Posting Pictures of You

“Love it or hate it, parents have made their way on to social media, and seem to be there to stay.

It’s a great way of staying in touch – and it’s always amusing watching your parents attempt to take selfies or use emojis.

But if they share photos of you online without your permission – and have no understanding of privacy settings – have they crossed the line?

And – if you want to – how do you convince them to take the photos down?

“Sharenting” – the act of parents sharing news and pictures of their kids online – is in the news after Gwyneth Paltrow posted a picture of her and her 14-year-old daughter Apple Martin skiing.

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