The sexting adolescents also reported that they felt family members and peers were more likely to approve of various sexual activities. They say the photos may have been forwarded to as many as fifty people and administrators are now concerned those pictures may end up here on the Internet. Parents are being told to check their students' phones for inappropriate content. By Alexandra Sifferlin January 6, Younger students are no different than their older peers when it comes to sexting, a new study reports.
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The sexting adolescents also reported that they felt family members and peers were more likely to approve of various sexual activities. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC atTTYor fccinfo fcc. Food The Written Ward. And they admitted to higher rates of intending to engage in sexual acts than their non-sexting friends. More concerning, say the scientists, was that sexting was associated with a higher likelihood of sexual behaviors such as touching genitals, oral sex, and vaginal sex. Michael, a year-old high school student in New York, says sexting is popular in his high school, and generally viewed as not a big deal. And even though his high school talks to students about bullying in substance abuse, he says sexting has never been discussed or punished.