First day of school? Be careful what you post online
As tempting as it is to share your special moments online, the information that is revealed in the pic could put your child at risk.
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As schools re-open today, and adorable #firstdayofschool pics flood social media, Social Media Law Specialist Emma Sadlier reminds parents to be careful what they post online. 

As tempting as it is to share your special moments, the information that is revealed in a pic posted publicly could put your child at risk.

Here she shares her top tips to protect you and your family: 

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Sadlier warns against sharing identifying information such as names, locations and pictures of other children.

One parent commented on Sadlier's Twitter post, saying that "Its very sad that these are the precautions we need to take..." while another posted that it's better not to post any pics at all.  

What are you doing to protect your children online?

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