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Monday, September 09, 2013

She Posts Nothing About Her Daughter

Look at any parents' Facebook page or Instagram account and you'll see lots of photos of their children. Amy Webb thinks that's a bad idea.

As she explained on my America Weekend show, not only are you sharing too much about your kids, but you're exposing them to security risks and a future where their digital identity has already been determined (and can't be erased). When Webb and her husband had a child, they went to far as to make sure that the name they chose wouldn't be the same as some embarrassing domain name -- and while they're set up accounts for their daughter with most of the major online services, they have yet to post a single thing about her.

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