For these reasons, there may be arguments - grounded in reasoning provided by First Amendment doctrine - for finding some youth sexts exchanged between persons who are of the age of consent to be legally-protected speech. Studies have shown that sex crimes using digital media against minors reflect the same kind of victimization that happens offline. It may also include the use of a computer or any digital device. Skip to navigation Skip to content. These applications claim no responsibility for explicit messages or photos that are saved. The Washington Post.
The study included participants who were between the ages of 12 and 14 years old.
Dear Parents, Here’s Why Your Teens Think Sexting Is ‘No Big Deal’
Some studies of adolescents find that sexting is correlated with risky sex behaviors,      while other studies have found no link. The children were pulled from five urban public middle schools in Rhode Island between and Despite it being widely reported in the media, the overall prevalence figure of 2. Archived from the original on 8 August But to effectively change a culture where men set the rules and women are expected to comply, we have to start in adolescence—when love and sex are new and exciting, but also unfamiliar and uncomfortable. Call