Naked text chat
A recent poll conducted by the Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project revealed that 18 percent of fourteen- to seventeen-year-olds have been texted photos of completely or nearly naked acquaint-ances.
And while passing along a revealing photo of another person is obviously incredibly cruel, what most teens don't know is that forwarding or receiving a sext (even one you didn't ask for) can get you in trouble.
She didn't ("I drew a picture and was like, ' Here they are!
'"), but she knows of many girls who would have.
And if you’re not willing to risk it being in circulation forever, consider not even taking it in the first place.
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That’s because the screenshot function creates a new image, not managed by the Snapchat application, and saves it where your friend is in complete control of it, rather than you or Snapchat.
Like the girl whose fully naked likeness landed in Rachel's inbox a few years back.
The boy who'd originally received the picture, Rachel remembers, forwarded the image to another girl who circulated it all over town.
In recent years more than 20 states—including California, New York, and New Jersey—have introduced laws aimed at teens caught sexting.
Sexually explicit images of under-eighteen-year-olds are considered child pornography; depending on the state's laws, district attorneys may prosecute anyone who's gotten hold of such a picture, from the subject and photographer to the distributors and recipients.