Shania Mclean

What is sexting?

Definition: Sexting is sending, receiving, or forwarding sexual photos or sexually suggestive messages through text message or email.
What that means:
Most people usually find their nudes/sexts on websites or the internet or even their best friends phones because 9/10 times a sext will be forded on to a secons or third party.

Stats about sexting:

Researchers at the University of Texas Medical Branch found teens who "sext" may be more likely to engage in sexual behaviors. Here are some of the findings:
  • 28% of teens admitted to having sent a sext.
  • 76.2% of teens who were propositioned to sext admitted to having had sexual intercourse.
  • Girls were asked to send a sext (68%) more often than boys (42%).
  • The peak age of sexting is around 16 and 17 years of age.
  • Sexting seems to decline in individuals 18 and older.
Sexting at school