Sexting

Schools Unearthing Abusive Behaviour Have Nowhere To Turn For Help, Experts Say

The Huffington Post | Kate Forrester | Posted 07.08.2017 | UK Politics

Teachers who identify abusive behaviour among their pupils have nowhere to turn for proper support, despite government plans to ramp up relationships ...

Are Scottish Victims Of Revenge Porn Better Protected?

Dr Samantha Pegg | Posted 13.07.2017 | UK
Dr Samantha Pegg

As Scotland's 'revenge porn' offence comes into force are Scottish victims of this invasive practice now better protected than those of us south of th...

Text Kiss Politics

Olivia Jones | Posted 31.05.2017 | UK Comedy
Olivia Jones

Love bravely, text wildly and add an x wherever you go. Take back control. It's your choice to put the x not theirs and if you're not ready, don't put that x. If they take back their x, laugh wildly with your head back because they could not be as brave as you.

This App Alerts Parents When Their Kids Create Or Receive Sexual Images

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 24.04.2017 | UK Parents

Parents who are worried about what their child gets up to on their mobile phone will soon be able to keep tabs on the type of images that are sent and...

Yorkshire Police Force Announces Rise In Young People Sexting And Issues Guidance To Parents

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 13.04.2017 | UK Parents

A police force has issued tips on how parents can discuss sexting with their child, after announcing a rise in reports of teens sending sexual message...

This Teen Had The Best Response When A Guy Asked Her For Nude Pictures

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 10.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle

A teenager has given us all a lesson in how to respond when a guy keeps asking for nude pictures. Jacquie Ross, 16, was texting her friend Michael abo...

The Digital Birds And Bees: A Parents' Guide To Uncomfortable Online Safety Chats With Your Kids

Carolyn Bunting, Internet Matters | Posted 21.03.2017 | UK Parents
Carolyn Bunting, Internet Matters

These conversations might not just be uncomfortable because they surround sex, they are tricky because many parents themselves feel like they're out of their comfort zones on handling some of the complex issues children face online.

Forget Sexting, Here's Why Love Letters Should Make A Comeback This Valentine's Day

Philip Ellis | Posted 10.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Philip Ellis

As leaked nudes continue to go viral, and the government gears up to listen to your phone calls and read your emails, remember: it's impossible to hack a piece of paper.

Parents Urged To Be Aware Of Teenage 'Sexting Codes'

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 09.12.2016 | UK Parents

Parents are being warned about “sexting codes” allegedly being used by teenagers to hide the true meaning of their conversation. According to CBS2...

Guy Asks Teen Girl For Shower Selfie, Her Response Is Pure Genius

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 07.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle

If someone asks you for a naked selfie, follow the lead of 16-year-old Reese Hebert. The teen was recently texting a guy when he asked her what she w...

Woman Pens Terribly British Letter To Man Who Sent Her A D*** Pic

The Huffington Post | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 26.10.2016 | UK Lifestyle

It’s hard to know what to do when a man sends an unwanted dick pic to your phone. While most social media sites and dating apps allow you to report ...

The 8 Worst Possible Times To Receive A Sext

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 31.08.2016 | UK Lifestyle

It is no secret that people love flirting online: in 2016 the aubergine emoji has become an acceptable way to convey the strength of your feelings. Bu...

Parents Need To Talk To Kids About Sexting

Peter Wanless | Posted 17.08.2017 | UK
Peter Wanless

What would you do if you found out that your child had shared a nude selfie with their boyfriend or girlfriend? What if that person had shared it with their friends. If it was shared round the whole school or posted online?

Sexting: Everything Parents Need To Know After Five-Year-Old Boy Investigated By Police

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 11.07.2017 | UK Parents

For many parents, sexting is a totally foreign concept, but as it has been revealed that a five-year-old boy has become the youngest person in the UK ...

Sexting and Its Consequences

David Emm | Posted 30.06.2017 | UK Tech
David Emm

Sexting is a widespread and dangerous phenomenon that might have dreadful consequences for both teenagers and adults. It's important to remember that when you use today's means of communication, there's no guarantee that your data will be secure.

Victoria Secrets Model Urges Young Fans To Stop Sexting

The Huffington Post | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 28.04.2016 | UK Lifestyle

British model Leomie Anderson has written a heart-felt open letter to her young fans about consent and the power of saying "no". The 23-year-old Victo...

Is Sexting Cheating? One Third Of Brits Don't Think So

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 28.04.2016 | UK Lifestyle

More than one third of Brits believe sexting another person while in a relationship is not technically cheating. A survey found that 35% did not belie...

The Waugh Zone April 19, 2016

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 19.04.2016 | UK Politics

The five things you need to know on Tuesday April 19, 2016… 1) BRINGUS THE BOGEYMAN After the Treasury stat attack on Brexit yesterday, it’s...

Sexting Case Could Pave Way For Young People 'To Get Cash By Suing Each Other'

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 30.11.2015 | UK

A woman who was pressured to 'sext' pictures of herself as a teenager to a teacher has won damages in a landmark legal case. The woman was a pupil ...

'Terrifying' Case Emerges Of A Boy 'Too Young' To Be Revenge Porn Victim, So Instead Criminalised For Snapchat Selfie

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 03.09.2015 | UK Universities & Education

A case where a schoolboy was "humiliated" and deemed a criminal after a naked selfie he sent to a girl was circulated around his school has been dubbe...

The Dangers Of Teenage Sexting

Parentdish UK | Marianne Kavanagh | Posted 22.07.2015 | UK Parents

Imagine this. Your teenage daughter sends a nude picture of herself on her phone to her boyfriend. (It might be a joke. Or it might be because she lov...

Strangulation, Sexting and Our Teens

Dr Diahanne Rhiney | Posted 14.07.2016 | UK Parents
Dr Diahanne Rhiney

I'm not talking of 'catfish' or the occasional sneaky peak at a nude photo. Accessible, free, unrealistic and aggressive Internet pornography is causing a major shift in teenagers and children's behaviours by negatively defining the way they view sex.

Love in the Whitehall Machine

Ruth Sutherland | Posted 15.07.2016 | UK
Ruth Sutherland

The arguments we have with our children, partners, siblings and parents, the daily niggles, the dishwasher left unstacked, the pile of towels on the bathroom floor, are meaningless in the face of their love.

Advice For Parents: What To Do If You Discover Your Child Has Been Sexting

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 15.06.2015 | UK Parents

A new campaign has been launched by the National Crime Agency (NCA) to give parents advice on how to respond if they find out their child has become i...

Don't Criminalise Teens for Sexting: Educate Them Instead

Harriet Williamson | Posted 07.05.2016 | UK Tech
Harriet Williamson

A loophole in the law means that any under-18-year-old taking explicit selfies can be charged with creating and sharing indecent images of children. This is particularly nonsensical in the case of 16 and 17-year-olds, who can consent to sexual acts and relationships, but are unable to take or share erotic pictures of themselves.