Once upon a time, cell phones got cameras, teens got cell phones and — as legend has it — sexting was born. By the late aughts, a veritable moral panic had emerged surrounding the allegedly epidemic rise of teen sexting. As a middle schooler at the time, I and my cell-phone wielding peers were hauled into the auditorium on numerous occasions and lectured on the grave dangers of taking off our clothes and sending pictures via SMS. A few years later saw the rise of Snapchat, and with the promise of vanishing nudes, anxieties about sexting seemed to evaporate as well.
Sexting: the Technological Evolution of the Sexual Revolution
Sexting among young adults. - Abstract - Europe PMC
Sign up for the monthly Your Health newsletter for more health tips. Before sending a sexy text or photo on your mobile phone, be sure the recipient will keep it private. Sexting has become once again the undoing of former Rep.
Four out of five American adults have sent or received sexual text messages or photos on their phones in the last year, a new study reveals. More than 4 out of 5 adults in a new study reported sexting — that is, sending or receiving sexually explicit text messages or pictures on their phones — in the last year. And they were glad they did. To get a clearer picture of the state of sexting among American adults, Stasko and Geller enlisted heterosexual adults to answer an online survey about sexting. The participants ranged in age between 18 and 82, with an average age of