Michigan Study on “Sharenting” Reveals Pros, Cons

//Michigan Study on “Sharenting” Reveals Pros, Cons

Michigan Study on “Sharenting” Reveals Pros, Cons

By David Mittleman

Even if you’ve never heard the word before, you probably know what “sharenting” is. A combination of “share” and “parenting,” it refers to parents’ propensity to post stuff about their children online, particularly in social media outlets like Facebook and Twitter. It’s a trend that seems to have grown exponentially in the last few years, leading to some concerns about “oversharenting” and whether the risks outweigh any benefits.

University of Michigan Children’s Hospital Poll

U of M’s C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital recently conducted a poll looking into the phenomenon. The purpose of the study was not only …read more