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WVU Researcher Studies the Effects of Online ‘Sharenting’ and the Risks Facing Kids

From WVU Today

With back-to-school season in full swing, parents might want to think twice about posting “first day of class” photos of their youngsters on social media, based on West Virginia University research.

While the posting of children’s photos — also known as “sharenting” — may seem like a fun and easy way to share, studies by Laurel Cook, a social marketing and public policy researcher, show that . . .

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