When Kids Realize Their Whole Life Is Already Online

Googling yourself has become a rite of passage

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For several months, Cara has been working up the courage to approach her mom about what she saw on Instagram. Not long ago, the 11-year-old — who, like all the other kids in this story, is referred to by a pseudonym — discovered that her mom had been posting photos of her, without prior approval…

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