A podcast about living and learning in the age of screentime. Welcome to Episode 2 of Season Two: Sharenting.

Moments from our lives: Kristen and Ian consider what it means to sharent and whether they should be more mindful in asking their children for permission to share info and photos of them.

Big questions: What is sharenting?  How are we taking privacy from our kids when we share photos and info online?

What we’re reading: 

The research piece: 

Steinberg, S. (2017). Sharenting: Children’s privacy in the age of social media. Emory Law Journal, 66. pp. 839-844

The reported summaries:

The Problem with Sharenting – Anya Kamenetz

Instagram, Facebook, and the perils of “sharenting” – Hua Hsu

The Perils of “Sharenting” – Adrienne LaFrance

The media:

Why Kids are Confronting Their Parents about “sharenting” – YouTube

Helpful Tools:

Terms of Service Didn’t Read browser extension

How to set up Google Alerts to let you know when you (or your children) pop up online

About the author

Ian O'Byrne

Dr. W. Ian O’Byrne is a educator, researcher, & speaker. His work centers on teaching, learning, and technology. He investigates the literacy practices of individuals as they read, write, and communicate in online & hybrid spaces.

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