Teens who sent “sexts” were nearly four times more likely to say they were sexually active, and those who reported receiving a text were also 23 times more likely to have sent one.
The study also found the majority of those surveyed were not aware of the legal ramifications of underage sexting.
Parents, you won’t like this one bit.
State police have cited eight teenage boys for harassment for allegedly sending sexually explicit cellphone pictures of themselves to eight girls at a central Pennsylvania high school, in hopes the girls would reciprocate with nude pictures of themselves.
Thanks to apps like snapchat or poke, people are able to send what they believe to be self-deleting photos of themselves that disappear in 5 seconds. But sometimes the photo lives on.
Minors in New Jersey who engage in sexting would not be placed on the state’s Megan’s Law registry.
Minors in New Jersey who engage in sexting would not be placed on the state’s Megan’s Law registry under a bill that has received final legislative approval.
With the Screenshot Save Pro for Snapchat, users can save the supposedly ‘temporary’ pictures they’ve been sent – and they can do so without the sender knowing.
New Jersey teens caught sharing naked pictures of themselves with peers would no longer have to register as sex offenders under a bill advanced Monday by a state Assembly committee.
Thanks to new apps like snapchat or poke, people are able to send what they believe to be self-deleting photos of themselves that disappear in 5 seconds. But those photos could come back to haunt them.
A bill designed to crack down on the practice of “sexting” by minors in Pennsylvania is on its way to Governor Corbett’s desk, and a spokesman says the governor is expected to sign it.
A Pennsylvania man was arrested after investigators say he was spotted “sexting” and performing a lewd act inside his parked car.
The Gloucester County Prosecutor’s office held a free education session Monday night focused on cyber topics such as sexting, cyber bullying, and other online and handheld dangers.
The story doesn’t end. Representative Anthony Weiner has acknowledged exchanging messages and photos ranging from sexually suggestive to explicit with several women online, and the latest to surface appeared on the entertainment website TMZ.
This is the second straight two-year session in which state lawmakers have tried to address the problem of minors electronically sending sexually graphic images to each other.