The instant text, picture and video messages have become part of some teens' courtship behavior, police and school officials said. Westerville Central High School senior Jerome Ray said he's received such unsolicited messages, including one from a classmate while he was sitting with his girlfriend. Candice Kelsey, a teacher from California, said some teenage girls think they have to be provocative to get boys' attention. As a result, they will send photos they hope their parents never see.
Sexting: They don't call it that now, and other facts about teen mobile nudity
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Cormega Copening, from Fayetteville, North Carolina, was just 16 years old when he was prosecuted under child pornography laws for sexually exploiting a minor — himself. The teenager was charged with four counts of making and possessing pornographic images of himself, and a single count of possessing a naked image of year-old girlfriend Brianna Denson. Ms Denson also faced prosecution for having naked images of herself on her phone and struck a plea deal similar to her boyfriends. But while the pictures were considered illegal under North Carolina state law, sexual intercourse between the pair would not have been — with the legal age of consent set at
Sexting and the dangers of sharing nude photos should be mandatory sex education
North Carolina high schooler and his girlfriend face legal proceedings over selfies as both the adult perpetrators and minor victims. A teenage boy in North Carolina has been prosecuted for having nude pictures of himself on his own mobile phone. The young man, who is now 17 but was 16 at the time the photos were discovered, had to strike a plea deal to avoid potentially going to jail and being registered as a sex offender. Experts condemned the case as ludicrous. The boy was, however, punished by the courts, and had to agree to be subject to warrantless searches by law enforcement for a year, in addition to other penalties.
Taipei, July 31 CNA A man with an extreme fetish for young school girls has been released on bail Monday after being arrested at his home in Taipei for taking pictures of nude girls and forcing them to engage in obscene acts. He was originally found to possess obscene images of at least unidentified young girls in his computer when CIB officers raided his apartment. According to investigators, the year-old Lin said he has a special fetish mainly for junior high school students and elementary school girls, whom he met through several social media platforms, such as Line, BeeTalk and Facebook Messenger. After making their acquaintances online, Lin would ask his victims to go out on a date and then trick them into posing nude for him and committing other obscene acts, the CIB said.