[MEDIA] Talking about Datafication of Children, Social Media and Sharenting with @EamonnHolmes on @TalkRadio

The children's commissioner for England is calling on internet giants and toy-makers to be more transparent about the data they are collecting on children (BBC). She has published a report: 'Who Knows What About Me'. I was asked by Talk Radio to think about the ethics of putting photos of your kids online, and at what age you should start asking for consent, what it means for data harvesting and online marketing, how it might…

#SID2017 – Are people ‘over-sharenting’? #DigitalParenting

Safer Internet Day 2017 is tomorrow - on the theme of 'Be the change: Unite for a better internet', encouraging all stakeholders to 'join together to make the internet a safer and better place for all, and especially children and young people.' This afternoon, I was contacted by BBC Radio Manchester about the possibility of discussing the current concerns re 'sharenting' on their breakfast show - it has already been knocked off by other more…