Dating teenage children
“They want to look hot,” said Cassy, not looking up from her phone. “Their daughters look hot and they want to look like their daughters,” Maggie said.
“They think they’re the Real Housewives.” The reluctance of baby boomers and Gen X-ers to grow old is not lost on girls.
“Sharenting” has given parenting a whole new dimension: viewer-rated performance.
The usual debate centers on whether posting pictures of one’s children’s online—or allowing one’s children to do so—is safe from a privacy or security standpoint.
Girls who post provocative pictures often suffer slut shaming on- and offline.
Girls are more often targeted in cyberbullying attacks that focus on their sexuality.
But while we’re consumed by the tangible dangers of messenging services like Kik, Yik Yak, After School and other anonymous apps, we may be missing a different influence: our own behavior.
With the advent of photography, parents of all backgrounds could have pictures of their children, which were coveted as documents of their development and a way to show off their innocent beauty and charm to family and friends.
Ninety-two percent of American children have an online presence before the age of 2.