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Are you sharing too much about your kids on Facebook?

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Posted at 12:00 AM, Mar 17, 2015
and last updated 2015-03-17 00:00:13-04

More than 50 percent of moms talk about their children on social media, but are they sharing too much?

Researchers at the University of Michigan studied social media and safe parenting.

They found that although social media does offer parents an outlet for advice, parents who over share can pose privacy risks for entire families.

Cyberbullying and a new trend called ‘digital kidnapping’ are some common ways strangers have reportedly stolen and misused family photos.

Researchers say parents should enjoy the benefits of digital camaraderie, but they should also be thoughtful about their child’s privacy today and in the future.