What is “sexting”?Sexting is the act of sending pictures of a sexual nature between cell phones, or other electronic media such as the Internet. It is often done between minors.
How does sexting affect youth?
There can be a bullying aspect to sexting. In one case in Cincinnati, a girl committed suicide after photos she sent to a boyfriend were sent to hundreds of people. The girl received harassing messages through her MySpace and Facebook accounts, and in person.
Are there any legal precedents regarding sexting?
Source: American Association of School Administrators
Intervention for Teens Caught Sexting
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