Raymond Arthur does not work for, consult, own shares in or receive funding from any company or organisation that would benefit from this article, and has disclosed no relevant affiliations beyond their academic appointment. Young people have always explored their sexuality and shared these experiences with others. A lot of these young people will then go on to share these images with someone they know. These figures, suggest that sharing self-generated sexual images has become just another way for young people to express their sexual selves. But, for some young people, sexting can lead to criminal prosecution along with classification as a sex offender. It counts as an offence of distributing an indecent image of a child and meets the legal definition of child pornography.
Man sent nude photos, professed love to 15-year-old he met in online game: police
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Then she sent the full-length frontal photo to Isaiah, her new boyfriend. They broke up soon after. In less than 24 hours, the effect was as if Margarite, 14, had sauntered naked down the hallways of the four middle schools in this racially and economically diverse suburb of the state capital, Olympia. Hundreds, possibly thousands, of students had received her photo and forwarded it.
A man who encouraged young girls to send him naked pictures has been described by a judge as "every parent's nightmare". Josh Boynton-Eckles, 24, from Hull, used social media apps to target more than 80 girls all over the world and sent them naked pictures of himself. Police, who described him as "predatory sex offender", found 85 indecent images of girls on his mobile phone.
Caeleb X. Wesley, of Denver, met the York County teenager on Pinterest in November after playing an online game together, according to an affidavit of probable cause filed by the Northern York County Regional Police Department. The year-old told police the friendship grew sexual when they started talking on Snapchat. Police said Wesley sent her about 40 nude photos of himself, and the teenager sent him about seven in return.