Parenting Program to Protect Children's Privacy: The Phenomenon of Sharenting Children on social media

  • Laila Robiatul Adawiah Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia
  • Yeni Rachmawati Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia


Sharenting is a habit of using social media to share content that disseminates pictures, videos, information, and parenting styles for their children. The purpose of this article is to describe the sharenting phenomenon that occurs among young parents, and the importance of parenting programs, rather than protecting children's privacy. Writing articles use a qualitative approach as a literature review method that utilizes various scientific articles describing the sharenting phenomenon in various countries. The findings show that sharenting behaviour can create the spread of children's identity openly on social media and tends not to protect children's privacy and even seems to exploit children. Apart from that, sharenting can also create pressure on the children themselves and can even have an impact on online crime. This article is expected to provide benefits to parents regarding the importance of maintaining attitudes and behaviour when sharing and maintaining children's privacy and rights on social media.

 KeywordsSharenting on social media, Children's Privacy, Parenting Program


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How to Cite
Robiatul Adawiah, L., & Rachmawati, Y. (2021). Parenting Program to Protect Children’s Privacy: The Phenomenon of Sharenting Children on social media . Jurnal Pendidikan Usia Dini, 15(1), 162 - 180.