August 25, 2016
ABC News: Why You Should Think Twice Before Posting Back-to-School Photos
As children head back to school, the temptation to share your excitement with a first day photo on social media is understandable.
But Donna Rice Hughes, the president & CEO of Enough Is Enough®, a non-profit organization that seeks to maximize internet safety for children and families, is urging parents to think carefully about the information they post.
First and foremost, Hughes encourages parents to double check their privacy settings, and make sure that only friends can view their posts. But, she notes, private posts can still be shared outside of the protected network.
As a rule of thumb: "Don’t assume that any information will not be shared publicly..."