Oversharing your child’s information on social media could put them at risk

Posted at 5:35 PM, Oct 05, 2017
and last updated 2017-10-09 12:28:07-04

If you love sharing pictures of your child on social media, you’re not alone.

There can be consequences beyond bombarding friends with cute photos -- you may be putting your child’s privacy at risk.

Child identity theft poses a real threat to America's youth and oversharing on social media could be to blame.

Details like your child's age, height or where they go to school could be used in creating a profile for identity theft.