Hey, mum and dad, don't post my photo online

Teenagers may feel extra awkward about their parents posting their photos on social media because they want to craft their own digital identity

"Mom, we have discussed this. You may not post anything without my consent."

Fourteen-year-old Apple Martin's comment on Instagram in response to a photo posted by her mum Gwyneth Paltrow has sparked much sympathy for an actress who people love to hate.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on April 07, 2019, with the headline 'Hey, mum and dad, don't post my photo online'. Subscribe