Sexting banned in West Virginia

The great state of West Virginia has come up with a new law that would drag teenagers to court for sexting each other. 

Sexting is here to stay



University of Michigan researchers have concluded that the practice of sending sexually explicit photos or messages - aka sexting - is likely just another normal, healthy component of modern dating.



Sexting common amongst US teens

Sending and receiving sexually explicit cellphone photos, or sexting, is widespread amongst US teenagers, a new study has found.

Teen sexting neither widespread or serious, study finds

We're worrying too much about teen sexting, according to two new studies from the University of New Hampshire Crimes against Children Research Center.

Politicians take a break from Twitter after Weinergate

In the wake of Rep. Anthony Weiner’s (D-NY) nudie pic scandal on Twitter, tweeting seems to have dropped significantly amongst lawmakers in America.

New Jersey eyes reduced sexting penalties for teens

As part of the texting revolution, sexting has officially been added to the list of things parents have to worry about. What may seem like a fun, flirty way to explore ones sexuality can actually leave a lasting digital impression, potentially causing problems down the line including prosecution or jail time.

Ohio makes sexting illegal

Ohio's state legislature today passed a bill that carves out a new law for under-18 individuals who share nude pictures of themselves with other minors. It will allow them to be charged with something other than child pornography.

Ohio wants to make teen "sexting" illegal

After a teenage girl was faced with charges of child pornography, for sending out nude pictures of herself, Ohio lawmakers are looking into a new law that specifically addresses the growing issue of "sexting."

Sexting attracts teens to Blackberry Messenger

Sexting is bad according to LG Electronics, but it may be good for RIM, which has seen a record number of teens and young people signing up for a blackberry over the past year, attracted mainly by the magnetic pull of its Blackberry Messenger service.