Want to ask Facebook about your daughter's binky? Go ahead.

The problem isn't crowd sourcing problems. It's understanding the difference between an expert and a friend.

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When parents have questions about raising kids they tend to ask other parents. The only novelty today is that parents can do this online.

Referred to as "Facebook parenting" or "crowdsourcing parenting," the habit of asking social media what to do about a binky addiction, a sudden case of croup, or whether you should continue to push Jack to play basketball even though he's terrible is now a matter-of-course.

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