RTÉ2fm presenter Jennifer Zamparelli says she won't be posting any images of her two young children on social media going forward. 

While discussing Eva Mendes' social media habits on air with fellow presenter Lottie Ryan, the Dancing with the Stars host explained that she and her husband, Lau, recently agreed not to post any photos of their children following their daughter's fifth birthday.

"It's so easy to post and you think it's so funny and they're so cute but nobody wants to see pictures of your kids except your family and friends so instead of posting, I just put it in the family WhatsApp group - they appreciate it a lot more," she explained.

"I feel it's too much. I feel she doesn't know what posting her image actually means and she should have a right in that. Plus, she's going to school soon and I just had enough."

"There's a lot of weirdos out there," she added. "Sometimes you can't protect them from those weirdos online, you just can't - it's frightening and there are not enough measures in place to protect them."

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While Jen admits she shared a lot of photos of her children on social media in the past, she says her daughter's own self-awareness helped her and Lau make the call.

"She's getting a bit older, she's five now so she's not a baby anymore and she's more aware of herself. I don't want her to be walking down the street and having people recognising her before she knows them."

When Lottie probed Jen on when Florence would be getting her own social media accounts, the mother of two was quick to shut that idea down immediately: "Never," she deadpanned.

Having spoken to Rachel Cooke, the show's a sex therapist and mental health consultant, about children being exposed to "sexually explicit stuff" from a young age through mobile devices, Zamparelli says she doesn't want her children to have social media accounts until they can understand the implications of having an online presence.