Sexting: Sending or receiving nude or semi-nude pictures on your cell phone.
Really!! Why do people even do this… is it not obvious how foolish and risky it is? Check this out:
- 22% of teen girls and 20% of teen boys have sent nude or semi-nude photos of themselves
- 22% of teens admit that technology makes them personally more forward and aggressive
- 38% say exchanging sexy content makes dating or hooking up with others more likely
- 29% believe those exchanging sexy content are “expected” to date or hook up
- Revealing photos can be resent to a vast audience
- Sending a sexual image to a minor is illegal
Parents, your son/daughter may not be sexting on their phone, but they probably know someone who has. You NEED to talk about this. Go to THIS website for more information first.