Understanding the Facts About Sexting
Sexting is the act of sending or posting sexually suggestive or explicit messages, videos or photos electronically, usually between cell phones. The practice of sexting among teens has become a serious issue both socially and legally.
Recent survey's have shown that 1 out of 5 teens between the ages of 13-19 admitted to sexting nude or semi-nude pictures of themselves to someone.
85% of Teens between ages 15-18 own a cell phone
Texting is the most popular form of communication among teens
The average teen sends over 120 text message per day
20% of 13 – 19 year olds admit to texting sexually explicit images of themselves
60% of adolescents report they have received sexually explicit images from someone