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Study: Teens Who Sext Are Also Having Sex

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.

06/30/2014

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Drexel Study Finds Teen Sexting Is More Prevalent Than Previously Thought

The study also found the majority of those surveyed were not aware of the legal ramifications of underage sexting.

06/19/2014

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Drexel Study: More Than Half Of Kids Have ‘Sexted’

Parents, you won’t like this one bit.

06/18/2014

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8 Boys Cited For Sexting At Central Pa. School

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.

03/25/2014

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When Snapchat Photos Don’t Disappear

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.

02/19/2014

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Gov. Christie Signs Bill That Shields Sexting Minors

Minors in New Jersey who engage in sexting would not be placed on the state’s Megan’s Law registry.

01/22/2014

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Bill In New Jersey Would Shield Sexting Minors From Megan’s Law

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.

01/14/2014

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Snap-Hack Pro For Snapchat

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.

12/04/2013

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New Jersey Committee Advances Sexting Megan’s Law Change

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.

11/19/2013

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Disappearing Photo Apps May Be Misleading

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.

02/06/2013

FILE: Phillip Alpert says "sexting" has ruined his life. Alpert, 20, had to register as a sex offender two years ago after emailing nude photos of under age girlfriend. They were both minors when the photos were taken. He has been kicked out of college, cannot get a job and has to attend an offender class each with men who have raped children or molested dozens.  (Photo by Ricardo Ramirez Buxeda/Orlando Sentinel/MCT via Getty Images)

Pennsylvania Lawmakers Crack Down On ‘Sexting’ By Minors

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.

10/18/2012

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Police: Man Admits To ‘Sexting,’ Performing Lewd Act In Parked Car

A Pennsylvania man was arrested after investigators say he was spotted “sexting” and performing a lewd act inside his parked car.

06/07/2012

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Ahead Of New N.J. Law, Gloucester County Prosecutor Holds ‘Sexting’ Education Session

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.

03/19/2012

Rep. Anthony Weiner Admits To Tweeting Lewd Photo, Lying

Weiner Won’t Go; New Photos Surface On Internet

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.

06/12/2011

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Bill Would Make ‘Sexting’ By Minors A Criminal Offense In Pa.

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.

05/24/2011

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