News tagged with sexting

Nothing shameful about sexting?

The legal penalties associated with sexting are too harsh, and adult reactions can increase young people's sense of shame and stigma, according to a UNSW-led report on the practice of sending nude or semi-nude photos via ...

dateApr 12, 2013 in Social Sciences
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Girls face 'sexting' threat from peers

A report commissioned by the NSPCC, conducted in collaboration with King’s College London, reveals the level that ‘sexting’ has reached among teenagers, with schoolgirls facing increasing pressure to provide ...

dateMay 16, 2012 in Social Sciences
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States weigh relaxing penalties for teen sexting

(AP) -- A congressman who sends an X-rated photo of himself jeopardizes his reputation and his job. But in many states, teens caught doing the same thing can risk felony charges, jail time and being branded sexual offenders.

dateJun 13, 2011 in Other
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Suit returns Pa. 'sexting' district to spotlight

(AP) -- A Pennsylvania school district that was at the center of a highly publicized "sexting" case was sued Thursday by a teenager who claims her principal confiscated her cell phone, found nude images she had taken of ...

dateMay 20, 2010 in Other
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Australian youngsters warned over 'sexting'

Australia's government urged young people not to join the "sexting" craze on Wednesday, warning that sending provocative images by mobile phone could have "very bad long-term consequences".

dateApr 28, 2010 in Other
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