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Influencer Parents and The Kids Who Had Their Childhood Made Into Content
“Nothing they do now is going to take back the years of work I had to put in.”
There are almost no legal protections for the internet’s child stars
A growing movement is pushing for Congress to pass laws to protect child influencers similar to those that cover child actors.
TikTok’s Problem Child Has 7 Million Followers and One Proud Mom
Young creators like Jenny Popach are posting suggestively sexual content, sometimes with parental approval, leaving moderators and executives unsure what to do.
WSJ News Exclusive | Instagram Connects Vast Pedophile Network
The Meta unit’s systems for fostering communities have guided users to child-sex content; company says it is improving internal controls.
TikTok Parents Are Taking Advantage of Their Kids. It Needs to Stop
Any child working as an influencer is at risk of exploitation — including from those who are supposed to protect them.
Parents remove videos of their kids from TikTok after ‘Wren Eleanor’ warning
An account featuring a 3-year-old girl has sparked a discussion on online safety.
Mom Selling Modeling Photos of Young Daughter Sparks Outrage
A mother selling modeling photos of her daughter online has prompted numerous commenters to react, adding to the debate around issues of consent.
Mum warns parents about three secret codes paedophiles use on Instagram
A mum has been warning other parents to make their social media accounts private if they posts lots of pictures of their children and shared three code words used by paedophiles
Mom Influencer Responds to TikTok Egg Crack Challenge: ‘Are We That Bored as Parents?’
Some social media users are participating in the trend of cracking eggs in their children’s faces for online entertainment
Child Influencers Make Big Money. Who Gets It?
Some of the most popular influencers can amass small fortunes before they’re 18, but there are few legal protections to ensure their earnings remain their own.
Instagram Algorithms Connect ‘Vast’ Network of Pedophiles Seeking Child Pornography, According to Researchers
Instagram’s recommendation algorithms have enabled a “vast” network of pedophiles seeking illegal underage sexual content and activity, according to a Wall Street Journal exposé. …
Should Foster and Adoptive Parents Be Allowed to Monetize Their Kids?
Social media influencers make money on content built around their foster and adoption experiences, but there are few protections to protect the kids from exploitation.
When sponsored content meets ‘sharenting,’ kids are powerless to stop their influencer parents using them as props
California passed the Coogan Act after a child actor’s parents squandered his earnings from working with Charlie Chaplin. Time for an update?
A new wave of parent influencers and mom TikTokers are choosing not to spotlight their children on the internet anymore
Over the last year, a number of internet-famous parents have decided to conceal their children in videos, garnering both support and backlash.
These moms on TikTok are raising awareness around child safety
A group of “watchdog moms” are trying to keep children safe by exposing the dangers on the platform. #TheCube
Woman Exposes ‘Creeps’ That Follow Children On Social Media in Viral Video
“Those mommy ran accounts are just so unsafe. I never understood the point of them,” one commenter wrote under the video.
TikToker says parents are selling swimsuit photos of 11-year-old daughter online
A TikToker says that the parents of two girls under 13 are selling photos of their daughters, including one showing a girl in a swimsuit.
Mom warns against posting photos of kids online — and its most damaging effects
Imagine being an adult and having thousands of your childhood photos floating around the internet for anyone to look at and use.
’Garbage Dad’s cruel prank on daughter has internet furious
“No little girl should have a video where their father refers to them as a c–t as part of their digital footprint.”
‘Sharenting’ may seem like harmless family fun, but experts are concerned about its impact on kids’ privacy | CBC Radio
Parents who overshare pictures and videos of their kids online are sometimes accused of “sharenting” — using cute or embarrassing moments to boost views, likes and sometimes income. But there are growing concerns about the impact on children’s privacy.
‘So f–ked up’: Instagram slammed for allowing paid content featuring kids in bikinis
An outraged mom of two alleges that the social media platform is allowing parents to sexually exploit their young daughters for financial gain.
Their children went viral. Now they wish they could wipe them from the internet.
Children “don’t know about the internet,” said one creator. “They don’t know that their images are going to live on forever.”
‘Watchdog moms’ on TikTok are trying to keep minors safe | CNN Business
Seara Adair, a mother of two young daughters from Atlanta, revealed in a TikTok video last year that she was sexually abused by a family member as a child. In the next few weeks, her follower count grew by tens of thousands, many of whom appeared to be minors.
The Rights And Privacy Of Children Are Due To Take Center Stage In Influencer Culture, And It’s About Time
“Would some of those creators even be there if it wasn’t for the kids? The answer’s no.”
‘Mommy-ran accounts’ and the dangerous paedophile rings…
The world of child content creation and mommy-ran accounts is as bizarre as it is dangerous. We sat down with one mother to find out more about the hidde…
A Vlogging Family Featured Their Five-Hour-Old Baby In A TikTok Video
A vlogging family is making waves on TikTok after posting a video featuring their newborn who was just five hours old at the time of filming.
Dance Moms Are Using Social Media To Digitally Pimp Out Their Daughters
Some moms are using social media to make money off sexual content featuring their daughters. From babies to pre-teen dancers, social media moms are…
TV/Media Appearances featuring mom.uncharted
Dr. Phil – Has “Sharenting” Gone Too Far?
Sarah Adams AKA @mom_uncharted appears alongside Leah Plunkett on the Dr. Phil show, discussing the state of parental oversharing.
This TikTok Problem Child Has 7 Million Followers
Sarah Adams aka Mom.Uncharted appears on a Bloomberg special, “This TikTok Problem Child Has 7 Million Followers”“The Dark Side of TikTok” / “TeenTok”
Exposed in the name of a like
In this documentary for France’s TV pro, Sarah Adams aka mom.uncharted explores just how far parents are willing to go for a like on social media. The specia…
Podcasts featuring mom.uncharted
Meet Mom Uncharted – & talk sharenting, grooming on social media, & parental oversharing online
Meet Sarah Adams, better known as @mom_uncharted on the socials. For many young teens right now, they are just realizing that their entire childhood has alre…
We Gotta Talk on Apple Podcasts
Society & Culture · 2023
This Is How Easy It Is To Exploit Your Kids Unknowingly With Sarah Adams
Cat & Nat Unfiltered
EP175: Sharenting, Child Exploitation, and Minor Safety Online
This week on WTAF, we welcome guest speaker Sarah Adams (@mom.uncharted), who provides information regarding sharenting, child exploitation, and minor safety online. In today’s world, sharing every step a child takes in their life has become increasingly normal. In this week’s episode, Adams (and nu…
Would You Pick Your Kids Nose on Instagram? With Mom Uncharted
Subscribe to the OVER THE INFLUENCE substack here to get full transcripts, bonus content and ME in your inbox on a regular basis. Follow Sarah Adams of Mom Uncharted on Instagram here.You can pre-order THE SICILIAN INHERITANCE here and I will love you forever and never have post booger videos of my…
Save The Kids! Ep. 111: Oversharing and Sharenting with Sarah Adams
I got here with me today, Sarah Adams of mom uncharted. She has been exploring the state of parental public oversharing, child exploitation, and minor safety on social media since the summer of 2021. Using children and their real lives as entertainment for strangers on the internet has som…
Episode 98 | Sharenting: Child Exploitation and Minor Safety on Social Media with Sarah Adams – Lynzy & Co.
Disclaimer: This podcast does not provide medical advice. The information on this podcast is for informational purposes only. No material on this site is intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Subscribe to the podcast HERE if you have an iPhone – or che…
Protecting Children Online w/ Sarah Adams
Candice is joined by Sarah Adams aka “Mom Uncharted” to discuss the major dangers of posting children online. After having a child of her own, Sarah was alarmed by fellow parents online posting extremely private content of their own kids. She took to TikTok to express her concerns, found a community…
Putting Your Kids on Social Media with Sarah Uncharted, Asking Someone’s Pronouns, and Slow Living [TEASER]
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Child Exploitation on Social Media-Parents Using Kids For Content and Profit With Mom Uncharted
Should You Be Sharing Your Children on Social Media? Welcome to Thriving with Technology, the science-led podcast that helps you achieve mindful living in a digital world. August Brice is the founder of Tech Wellness and your host on this weekly adventure. We give you practical tools to limit your t…
HOT TOPIC: Sharing Your Children on Social Media, with @mom.uncharted
EP321. Major hot topic alert: should parents be sharing content of their children on social media? One of Renee’s favourite TikTokers, Sarah aka. @mom.uncharted is here to have a candid conversation about children and social media. This is a tough conversation to have but that’s what we do here at T…
Bonus: A Conversation with TikTok’s Mom.UnCharted
Kids Are Not Content: Exploring the State of Sharenting with Sarah Adams – Modern Mom Probs
Did the TikTok “Egg Crack Challenge” make you cringe? Us too.This week, Sarah Adams, creator of the popular social media account, Mom Uncharted, joined the show to shed light on child exploitation on social media.Sarah’s journey began in late 2017…