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social media

An umbrella term for communication and social interaction through online formats such as Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, online blogs, LinkedIn, etc. Social media is increasingly being used by companies and organisations, including governmental, to encourage participation and engagement with their readership, members and the general public.
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In 2016, a from Austria ignited the sharenting debate after an 18-year-old woman from Carinthia sued her parents for posting 500 images of her on Facebook without her consent.
The risks of this sharenting can range from embarrassment of the child to significantly more sinister repercussions.
Clinical psychologist David Coleman added: "Sharenting is a fascinating trend that has gripped social media - and what is particularly interesting to see is the number of people in denial.
But in the five years since my first was born, my attitude to sharenting has changed: When the children started school, I stopped posting pictures of their faces and, as of November 2016, created pseudonyms for them to add anonymity.
'Sharenting' is the term used for the phenomenon of parents putting their kids centre stage on social media.
3 This year's new entries in the Collins dictionary include "throwing shade" which means displaying contempt, "sharenting" - putting stuff about your kids on social media, "dude food" - junk food that blokes eat and "jomo" - joy of missing out...
Barclays has warned that 'sharenting' - where parents share personal information about their kids on social media - is the "weakest link" in preventing future frauds.
Among these are those indulging in 'sharenting', or parents sharing photographs and information of their children.