Do parents who post pictures on social media of everything their child does have to fear a lawsuit for overexposure when their kid becomes an adult? Probably not. An expert who specializes in cyber law says there is a parent-child immunity doctrine that says a child cannot sue for a parent for civil wrongs committed under their care. A psychologist warns that posting too many pictures and stories online about your child helps to develop a “digital tattoo.” It’s information that follows your kid for the rest of their lives. Things from years ago could be seen by potential boy or girlfriends and college and job recruiters.
Looking forward to the lawsuits in ten years in which kids who were made ‘stars’ of social media without their consent sue their parents into the ground https://t.co/EpCeJOA9CI
— Tracy King (@tkingdot) November 19, 2018