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Tuesday, 22 April 2014

Teen Sexting: The Epidemic; The Legal Trouble with Naked Photos; Adults & Kids Explain Their POV



Racy texts, suggestive posing, and naked photos are all a part of the sexting hierarchy. But, when underage kids start snapping and sending salacious images of themselves, the seemingly harmless activity can set off a chain reaction that's beyond a teenager's control. In part one of this three-part docu-series we explore the sexting epidemic that's hitting schools and the serious repercussions it can have.




Some adolescents consider it a form of digital flirting. The legal system considers it a form of child pornography. In part two of the "Teen-Sexting Police" docu-series, we explore the legal implications of underage sexting and uncover why current laws make it complicated to distinguish between naïve teens sending scandalous selfies and serious physical and privacy violations.




From Scarlett Johansson to Anthony Weiner, adults in the public eye aren't strangers to sexting scandals. But for underage teens who use it as an innocuous form of communicating with the opposite sex, is it really that big of an issue? In the final part of this three-part docu-series, kids and adults share their opinions on whether sexting in schools really matters.