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sexting

(SEX texTING) Sending erotic messages or photos via text messaging. In 2010, a British survey revealed that some 20% of sexting messages were sent to the wrong person. Oops! See SMS and smexting.
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The study grouped the 615 American and Canadian participants into non-sexters, word-only sexters, frequent sexters and hyper sexters and defined a sexting as (https://www.
Sexting may be a form of modern flirtation, but in some cases, it may be a marker of other risk behaviors, such as substance abuse.
Although sexting is a relatively new practice among teens, recent technological advances in communication technologies and increased ownership of mobile devices at younger ages may create an environment in which sexting can take place more easily.
NSPCC " In 2015/16 alone, Childline provided 1,392 counselling sessions about sexting
The presentation includes national and local news television reports about junior high and high school students who have been charged in sexting and child pornography cases.
In any case, the data indicate that sexting is a common phenomenon among adolescents (Fleschler Peskin et al.
Y), sexting appears to have become a compulsive addiction.
In this case, the said emoji can promote safe sex and 'safe sexting,' especially among the youth, Mirror Online reported.
Almost all of 1,000 parents interviewed by the NSPCC said they saw sexting as harmful - with a quarter saying their main concern was about their child losing control of the image.
The number of children counselled by Childline about sexting has risen 15 per cent to almost 1400 in the last year.
Young people may see sexting as harmless but it can have long-lasting effects on their self-esteem.