Parents have different opinions about posting information about their (little) children online. Some snap-happy mums and dads post everything–from shots moments after to birth to early potty training victories and beyond. Others post little–a photo or two, a few references, and maybe they ask their friends not to tag their child in pictures.
Amy Webb, American entrepreneur and author, wrote an article for Slate.com about her decision to go to the nth degree to protect her child's future self. She and her partner believe when their daughter has attained an age of maturity, she should have a say about what information she decides to release to the internet. To post pictures now not only robs her of the privilege of shaping her own digital reputation, it also steals any future hope of anonymity. This widespread error Webb refers to as “original digital sin.”
Read the article here.