A North Carolina year-old caught in a sexting scandal faces charges of sexually exploiting a minor that could land him in jail for up to 10 years, since the law considers him an adult. Unfortunately, that's the Kafka-esque nightmare in which Fayetteville-area high schooler Cormega Copening finds himself after exchanging private nude photos with his girlfriend—with whom he is legally allowed to have sex, but not to sext. I have written about Copening's story.
NOT long ago, many parents wondered at what age they should give their child full access to the car keys. Nowadays, parents face a trickier question: At what age should a child own a smartphone? The smartphone, after all, is the key to unfettered access to the internet and the many benefits and dangers that come with it.
Parents, are your children on their phones? What are they downloading? Who are they talking to?
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Pro wakeboard surfer Chris Banks practices wakeboard surfing on Lake Minnetonka. A study from Influence Central found that the average age of a first smartphone user is 10, down from 12 in Of course we could just say no to our progeny, but who do you think we are — our parents?
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Elizabeth Englander does not work for, consult, own shares in or receive funding from any company or organisation that would benefit from this article, and has disclosed no relevant affiliations beyond their academic appointment. Republish our articles for free, online or in print, under Creative Commons licence. Stories of teens taking and sending a naked picture of themselves with their phones have been all over the news media in recent years.
The images were found in a file named 'Grimsby' on a document sharing website and contained more than 7, pictures. A revenge porn warning has been issued after hundreds of women from one town are believed to have had naked and explicit pictures shared online. The images were found in a file named 'Grimsby' on a document sharing website and contained more than 7, documents.
Sexting or "sex texting" is sending or getting sexually explicit or suggestive images, messages, or video on a smartphone or through the Internet. Most teens have various ways to get online, Smartphones, tablets, and laptops all can be used in private. It's very easy for teens to create and share personal photos and videos of themselves without their parents knowing about it.
With the prevalence of smartphones, sexting has started to happen more and more. Pew Research suggests that 1. Called Gallery Guardianthe mobile app monitors the images and videos shared with and from your teen via text or social media apps, and then lets parents know when it looks like those images are perhaps a bit inappropriate, Digital Trends reports. For cautious parents it sounds like a good idea, but in practice it might not be quite ready for prime time.