The Dark Side of Cell Phones. A Look at “Sexting”. Problems. We’ve all heard a lot about the issue of texting and driving. And with the increased ease of taking photos and videos, then sharing them, it’s another easy avenue for cyberharassment .
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A Look at “Sexting”
We’ve all heard a lot about the issue of texting and driving.
And with the increased ease of taking photos and videos, then sharing them, it’s another easy avenue for cyberharassment.
It’s also allowed for someone’s split-second decision to affect them for years to come…
The following NBC news clip is based on a study done in 2008 revealing surprising information specifically about teens and sexting.
The Today Show on NBC – December 10, 2008
The video is about 7 minutes long.
(There is a brief commercial before the video starts.)
SEX AnD TECH
Results from a Survey of
Teens and Young Adults
By - The National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy and Cosmogirl Magazine
“Here is what KY has to combat “sexting.” If you forward any nudie picture, and the person is under 18, it is a felony.”
- Tracy Day, TCHS Law Enforcement.
So – you could get into a lot of trouble just for passing on (distributing) a sexually provocative image, or even having more than 1 on your phone (intent to distribute).
If you receive such a text –
talk to law enforcement and the administrative staff ASAP!