As the New York Times explained, “Teenagers who sext are in a precarious legal position.
Licensed clinical social worker Amy Morin suggests several steps to take if you find that your child is participating in sexting.
You should consider whether there is a legal issue, and if so, contact a lawyer who specializes in sex crimes in your state.
Don’t look at the pictures — viewing or distributing them could result in you being charged with possessing child pornography.
As the use of mobile devices has gained in popularity, so has an activity associated with them: sexting.
According to Ph D Elizabeth Hartney, sexting is “the act of sending sexually explicit material through text messages,” and the results of doing so seem to crop up as headlines more and more frequently.