For minors, unfortunately, sexting is an entirely different matter. The BGA admin told Hack she contacted each of the women in the photos and asked if she could send their photo to the men, with their names scrubbed out. The court ruled that the statutory language allowed the charges, and deferred to the way the Legislature has written the law. They might not understand how sharing everything now risks their reputations later. Megan Hinton was tricked into sending a naked photo of herself over social media and suffered abuse at school as a result. Girls may sext as a joke, as a way of getting attention, or because of peer pressure or pressure from guys. Many colleges and employers check online profiles looking for signs of a candidate's maturity — or giant red flags about bad judgment.
Lo que los padres deben saber.
Sexting: What Parents Need to Know
In Florida, a year-old girl and her year-old boyfriend were both convicted under child pornography laws after taking intimate nude photos of themselves. Child pornography laws, originally designed to protect children from adult predators, criminalize both consensual and non-consensual sexting where the person in the photo is under An image sent to a boyfriend or girlfriend could lead to problems if someone else sees it or it's distributed after a break-up. For now, these cases are happening around the country, and kids really are being convicted of felonies and registered as sex offenders for taking intimate pictures of themselves. Facebook shut down the original Blokes Advice page in August for glorifying rape and violence against women. Moreover, with nearly one in four teenagers admitting to sexting, would any parent want to play the odds in believing that their child would never do such a thing? Samantha said she was shocked by the hypocrisy of the admins, who set and enforced the strict rules around group secrecy.