Wednesday, February 23, 2011

You Received a “Sext,” Now What? Advice for Teens | Cyberbullying Research Center Blog

You Received a “Sext,” Now What? Advice for Teens | Cyberbullying Research Center Blog: "If you are a teen and receive a sexually-explicit image of a classmate via your cell phone (or email, or instant message, or via a Nintendo Dsi, or any other type of electronic communication), what should you do? This can be a challenging situation, to say the least. We know that anywhere from 10-30% (or more) of teens have received such images, and many probably don’t know what to do. You have no doubt seen the examples in the media of teens being cyberbullied, arrested, or even committing suicide as a result of bad decisions involving the circulation of nude personal pictures. My thoughts here are intended to provide you (youth) with a specific and simple strategy to help avoid any of these consequences." Read more >>>

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