Dating for parents with kids
"'Normally you post this to just your family members, are you sure you want to do this?
” I often reply with a smile, “On the I-25 freeway!
I look back and remember good times with both of my parents present at piano recitals and graduation; however, I also look back and remember how hard it was for me when they argued “through me” about child support, paying for camp, and where I would spend Christmas.
I also remember one of my parents being very emotional when I would leave to go to the other home and one of my parents constantly bad-mouthing the other.
Over the years, we have worked with teens and adult children of divorce who were raised in two homes.
Many times, they literally wanted to shout, “STOP PUTTING ME IN THE MIDDLE!!!
"We remind you that posting photos of your kids to Facebook is not without danger!
" A regional branch of the gendarmerie went even further, imploring parents in all-caps to "STOP" the practice altogether.
Jay Parikh, Facebook's vice president of engineering, recently said that the site is considering a new feature that would automatically alert parents before they share photos of their kids with larger audiences.
"If I were to upload a photo of my kids playing at the park and I accidentally had it shared with the public, this system could say: 'Hey wait a minute, this is a photo of your kids,'" Parikh said at a November conference in the UK.
In an interview with French newspaper Le Figaro, French internet law expert Éric Delcroix said it's likely that baby photos published today could lead to lawsuits years from now.
Under French privacy law, anyone convicted of publishing and distributing images of another person without their consent can face up to one year in prison and a fine of €45,000.
France's national police has urged parents to think twice about posting photos of their children on Facebook, saying the images could jeopardize the privacy and security of their kids.