At Lifecake we’re very aware of parents concerns when it comes to sharing pictures of our children online. Once we upload our images to social networks such as Facebook we lose an element of control over how these pictures are viewed and how they’re distributed, even if we take safety precautions such as making our account ‘friends only’.
Recent research by Pew has shown that half of all adult Facebook users have more than 200 people in their network, and 15% have more than 500 friends. That’s a lot of people who can see your photos, but think about all their friends who could see your photos when they are liked or shared, unless you have set tight privacy controls The study also found that 57% of parents with children under 18 said they ‘strongly disliked’ when others posted photographs of their children without their permission. Continue reading