Sexting: A Brief Guide for Educators and Parents


Subjects: Digital Literacy, Ethics & Communities, Internet Safety & Security
Source: Cyberbullying Research Center

In this short “issue brief”, cyberbullying experts Sameer Hinduja and Justin Patchin, who run the Cyberbullying Research Center, examine the phenomenon of “sexting” in which children and teens send inappropriate photos of themselves to others. This paper explains sexting, describes its prevalence, legal consequences, what the research says, and concludes with advice to parents and caregivers.

Sexting: A Brief Guide for Educators and Parents

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