My daughters, my social media guides

Just before her 13th birthday, my daughter P expressed interest in getting on Facebook. She had an e-mail account and all she needed was my permission.

Consumed with managing my new life as a single parent, I pondered over her innocuous request.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on May 17, 2020, with the headline 'My daughters, my social media guides'. Subscribe