Report highlights impact of children’s data collection online

A report has come out from the Children’s Commissioner highlighting key points where children’s data is collected and how this might impact their future.

One of the stats showed that, on average, parents with children aged zero to 13 share 71 photos and 29 videos of their child every year to social media sites.

In an age when sharing our lives online is becoming commonplace, there are growing concerns about how this data could potentially jeopardise a person’s chance of being offered a university place or job, and also when they turn 18 there is the risk of identity theft.

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