The literature is also clear that older teens are more likely to be involved in sending sexts
than younger teens (Ybarra & Mitchell, 2014), so it was not surprising that older teens reported being more willing to sext
than younger teens.
One study that assessed knowledge of potential legal consequences of sexting found that many teens who sent sexts
were aware of the potential consequences.
These items measured the identity of the individuals in the photo/video and whether sexts
were sent or posted with their consent.
The current study expands the definition of sexting to include different types of sext
Most people accept that adults sext
for a range of reasons.
Privately funded surveys have found that 2% (Cox Communications, 2009) and 14% (Gatti, 2009) of people who sent sexts
report that they were later distributed.
Regarding gender, more men reported receiving sexts
containing nude photos and had shared these nude photos with others than women confirming Strassburg et al.
39) Accordingly, prosecutors must not only be concerned with the consequences surrounding minor-to-minor sexting, but also sexts
sent between juveniles and adults.
With so many people being self-conscious about expressing themselves sexually, using their mobile phones to sext
is an easy way for them to convey themselves without being shy.
The very facts that they say while they sext
to arouse their sexual partners, like what they are wearing or doing, have been found to be false.
The study has revealed that 55 percent of the respondents have received a suggestive image, while 31 percent have sent one and 9 percent have forwarded a sext
I will explain how the legal reasoning behind the exception for those types of sexts
extends to justify a newly proposed offence for non-consensual distribution of intimate images, which would apply not only to youth but to adults as well.
Last night, Tablet found Andrew Breitbart, the anti-mainstream-media media impresario who publicized the raunchy sexts
that have undone the Queens congressman Anthony Weiner, was wandering around the ballroom of the Beverly Hilton, the Beverly Hills venue where the Republican Jewish Coalition was having its summer fundraiser.
60% of teens who sent sexts
say they send photos to their boyfriend/girlfriend, but 11% say they have sent sexts
to someone they do not even know.
A Pandora's box of he-said-she-saids, illicit sexts
and hard-hitting truths about the size of friends' noses would be revealed to the world.