A child charity is advising parents to ask their children for before uploading of them on social media. A watchdog in the UK said parents are divided on whether it is right to put photos of their children . Parents uploading images of their kids is called "sharenting" – a of the words "share" and "parenting". The biggest for parents not sharing their kids' photos is to protect the of under-18s. The charity said every uploaded photo of a child creates a digital , "which can follow them into adult ."
The website theatlantic.com reported that sharenting is in the USA. It said: "The vast of 2-year-olds…already have an online . More than 80 per cent of babies younger than that are already on social media." There is a between a parent's in their children and their wish to share photos of , and the dangers of sharing photos of kids. Parents often include personal about their children. This could put kids at risk of theft. There is also the of parents publishing real-time about where their children are.