Social media can serve as a welcome sounding board and resource for parents, according to the latest national University of Michigan C.S. Mott Children's Hospital survey. But it can also cause concern, say three-fourths of parents surveyed.

Seventy-four percent of the survey's respondents said they know of another parent who has shared too much information about a child on social media, including parents who gave embarrassing information about a child (56 percent), offered personal information that could identify a child’s location (51 percent), or shared inappropriate photos of a child (27 percent).

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