More high school students are sending and receiving sexually explicit text messages or photos, and that makes them more likely to engage in other types of sexual activity as well. Sexting in Middle School Leads to More Adolescent Sex, Study Says | Time
That could make adolescents who may not be mature enough to understand the possible consequences of exchanging sexually explicit messages vulnerable to sexual predators, say the study authors. Sign Up for Our Newsletters Sign up to receive the top stories you need to know now on politics, health, money and more. Sexting in Middle School Leads to More Adolescent Sex, Study Says | Time
And even though his high school talks to students about bullying in substance abuse, he says sexting has never been discussed or punished. Facebook has failed to stop legal action over a picture of a naked year-old girl that was posted on its Gadgets and tech news in pictures.