What's the big deal? Why should I care about this?
Sexual promiscuity in a permanently public way is a multi-faceted problem.
- It can be a tool for humiliation and bullying.
READ: 13-year-old girl from California commits suicide after bullying related to 'sexting'
- It can be a gateway into other risky behaviors.
WATCH: Sexting in teens has risks beyond embarrassment
becoming more common. Reports show an increasing number of teens are
sending/receiving nude, semi-nude, or sexually suggestive messages.
According to the Pew Research Center, at least 20% of teens report
having sent or received these types of messages.
READ: "Teens and Sexting" from the Pew Research Center