New research about the intense pressure young women face to share nude photos of themselves is raising questions about how we address some of the norms that have taken hold among ...
So, what is “sexting”? Well, believe it or not, this is a new rage where teens are sharing sexually risqué messages and/or nude pictures of themselves or others via text or ...
Sexting. In some teen circles, it is an accepted occurrence that happens when people date or are interested in one another. In other instances, it is one-time lapse in judgment. Regardless ...
As a health educator who works with teens and college students—and as a mom of three—I was happy to see the results of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s most ...
Sexting is all about conveniently connecting intimately – sharing sexual material, such as a picture or video, via mobile device or through a social networking app – and it’s not just ...
“Sexting” usually refers to the sharing of nude or semi-nude and sexually provocative photos via mobile phones, but it can happen on other devices and the Web too. First of all, ...
“He came into my office visibly upset; we shared a quick greeting and before you know it he shoved a cell phone close to my eyes and said, “Look at this!” ...
Tinder for teens is now a thing, and it’s not a good thing if you ask Utah’s Internet Crimes Against Children, knows as ICAC. While parents are not going to like ...
Though the internet and smartphones have become essential tools utilized daily, many dangers lurk on the web that could put you and your family at risk. One issue that continues to ...
Sexting among teens is, unfortunately, pretty common. Many parents are shocked to hear how casually teens discuss how prevalent it is. And, while experts differ on statistics, a 2009 study conducted ...
When we were growing up and starting to become interested in the opposite sex, we passed notes to each other in class or spent time on the wired phone which was ...
Engaging in sexting is a dangerous activity for teens! It can have adverse side effects and the consequences can be life-long. New research shows that approximately 20-30 percent of teens have ...
Sexting (sending nude or sexually explicit images by text message) has become commonplace among teenagers today, and Utah is no exception. According to a study conducted in 2008 by a researcher ...
Today’s teens and tweens are connected to one another, and to the world, via digital technology more than any previous generation. Recent data suggests that social media venues like Facebook and ...
“It seemed like a good idea at the time!” This is what my 16 year old son told me when I asked how he could possibly think it was okay to ...
Sorry, but a new study shows that a large number of teenage girls and boys are sexting on their iPhones. More than 80 percent of these teens are under the age ...
Today is Safer Internet Day, so today we’re going to talk about teens and sexting. Sexting is the sending/receiving of nude (or partially nude) photographs, or sexually explicit messages via cell ...
The news is the stuff of nightmares. In September 2015, Joshua Rabideaux was arrested for sending naked pictures of himself to a minor. He was 19 years old and living in ...
Sexting among teens is, unfortunately, pretty common. Many parents are shocked to hear how casually teens discuss how prevalent it is. And, while experts differ on statistics, a 2009 study conducted ...
If you wanted to know what your kids are up to especially what they’re texting about, sometimes reading the message is not actually enough. As some sources reported, teens often use ...
Jeremy Hunt has proposed a ban on sexting for under 18s. As any reasonable person might have predicted, this has been met with a great deal of criticism. Most of the ...
On hearing about the health secretary Jeremy Hunt’s suggestion that tech companies should prohibit young people from sexting, I couldn’t help but roll my eyes. Even at the best of times ...
I WAS shocked when my daughter blocked me on WeChat and decided not to share her phone’s password with me. According to the Pew Research Center: “About 90 percent of teens ...
Healthcare professionals need to discuss with teenagers safe ways to engage in so-called “sexting” – the sending of self-made, sexually explicit images sent via phone or computer, according to a study. ...
A variety of studies over the past decade have explored the use of mobile devices and sleep and found the two aren’t a good match, but a single study can only ...
More than 2 million of the 3.4 billion people who are active on the internet worldwide have social media accounts and a growing number of them are teenagers, which means that ...
TEENAGE boys are under increasing pressure to send explicit pictures of themselves to girlfriends and other females, with experts warning the sexting scourge is not just affecting girls. Cyber safety expert ...
‘Teens’ is a decisive period of your child’s life. They will have to face several crucial stages while moving towards adolescence. Consciously or unconsciously, they might feel they don’t need you, ...
“So, how was your day? Anything exciting happen?” asked the mother as she picked up her daughter from school. Her teenage daughter grunted as she got into the car, “Just the ...
Parents have been warned about a smartphone app that is being used by teenagers to ‘swap naked pictures of themselves’. Schoolchildren have allegedly been sending x-rated posts to both strangers and ...