Vox Day discusses the matter of family privacy on his blog.
But there is no reason to make it easy for the stalkers
and trolls and would-be harassers to chronicle your life, and the harder
you make it for them, the more likely it is that they will cross a
criminal line that will give the police, or at least the social media
police, a reason to crack down hard on them. And, more importantly,
living a public life online should be the child's choice, not the
Got to give it to him he has always been pretty consistent on the topic.
When G. Orwell wrote about Big Brother watching you back then, he had probably never thought that the time would come when people would voluntarily provide the most sensitive info about their life and family for everybody out there to see.
Women especially often take this to the extreme, turning even an innocent desire to share some good news into attention wh8ring. There were cases when criminals planned their robberies based on the detailed information placed by home owners on Facebook about their next vacations. Whatever you choose to do, please don't violate the privacy and innocence of your children for social upcummies.
There is really no reason to share the important moments of their lives with strangers, because outside of your immediate family and some select friends, nobody really cares even though they are sending you their likes right now.
Here is an interesting video which deals with the topic.