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A new baby. A toddler taking their first steps. A child’s first day at school. A teenager getting their driver’s licence or securing their first job. All amazing milestones in a young person’s life worthy of much celebration!

Often, proud parents will try to capture these precious moments on video or in photographs. Some will even choose to keep their friends and family in the loop by sharing the exciting news over social media. But research shows that children and young people do not always enjoy being featured in their parents’ social media ‘status updates’.