Secondary-school girls report higher levels of both being cyberbullied 22 per cent versus 11 per cent of their male peers and of experiencing cyberbullying happening to people around them. Almost half of teenagers in their final year at school say they have participated in sexting — an activity that increases progressively through each year of second-level education. Sexting is defined as the sharing of sexual text, video, and photographic content nudes using phones, apps, social networks and other technologies. Some 45 per cent of sixth-year pupils have sent a suggestive message and 34 per cent a sext image, while the corresponding figures among first-year pupils are five per cent and four per cent. This snapshot of sexting behaviour among secondary-school students see below comes from the latest annual digital trend report by Zeeko , an internet safety start-up company based in Nova UCD. Some 3, secondary school pupils from 30 schools were surveyed for an insight on current views and experiences of adolescents on issues ranging from sexting and cyberbullying to interaction with strangers online and favourite apps. As an organisation, it is constantly researching and discussing issues to try to give an objective insight into this rapidly changing online world, as well as to try to help parents and teachers make sense of it. As with cyberbullying, human behaviour is the same as it ever was but with different characteristics enabled by technology.
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Lawmakers are reconsidering a law that charges teens who swap nude selfies as harshly as adults who deal in child pornography. Before she was old enough to go to an R-rated movie by herself, Nicole was facing charges that put her in the company of some of society's most despised criminals. She had been arrested at the age of 15 and labeled a child pornographer. The reason: Photos that were sent to her, but that she swears she never even saw. The photos would eventually show up in two places. She says her daughter, once a strong student, fell into a depression. Under the current statute, teens who exchange nude photos of themselves — even if they are sending them to an intimate partner — can be charged as severely as adults distributing child pornography. Noel Frame, D-Seattle. House Bill would also exempt teenagers from child pornography charges when they take or send photos of their own bodies.
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Sexting refers to the exchange of sexual content material via technological devices. The definitions of this phenomenon vary greatly, mainly, depending on the types of sexting: primary and secondary. Besides the above, there is no common perspective on whether sexting is a risk behavior that entails some type of impact by itself or not and, in such a case, whether this impact varies according to gender. In addition, the need to be popular has shown to be a factor that could increase the probability of being involved in sexting. The present study analyzes the potential emotional impact of sexting as well as the effect of the need for popularity on this phenomenon and if it varies according to gender. The sample comprised 2, high school students To assess sexting implication, four questions were presented to participants sending, receiving, forwarding, and receiving sexts via intermediary. Scales, self-report, about emotional impact depressed, annoyed, and active and need for popularity were also applied. The results obtained show that, although sexting has a clear emotional impact on adolescents, it does not appear to generate a negative impact among those involved, at least in the short term. Concretely, this phenomenon seems to trigger emotions related to activation in boys and girls I feel lively, energetic, satisfied, ready, determined, active.
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