October 23, 2010

Teens, Adults and Sexting: Data on sending/receiving sexually suggestive nude or nearly nude photos by Americans

Teens and adults use their cell phones to transmit and receive suggestive images – a practice often called “sexting.” This talk outlines the demographics of who is sending and receiving these images and under what circumstances. Further, teen focus group data explores scenarios under which sexts are exchanged and further examines some gender differences in language used to talk about sexting experiences.