Baby photos on Facebook: To post or not to post?
- Nidhi Subbaraman for Beta Boston September 4th, 2015
- Source: http://www.betaboston.com/news/2015/09/04/baby-photos-on-facebook-to-post-or-not-to-post/
A first photo of a new mom and baby. A toddler paddling in the water at the beach. Post these scenes on Facebook, and you’re sure to set off a storm of “Likes” and messages from friends and relatives.
But think twice before hitting the share button, says a team of researchers at New York University. In a study presented at a conference in May, they show how Facebook posts could supplement public information to deliver a revealing portrait of not just the parents but also the kids — years before they’re old enough to use the social network themselves.