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Third of US Youths Engaged in “Sexting”

By on December 13, 2009 in Computer Supplies

MTV and the Associated Press recently commissioned a poll of American youngsters in which a third admitted to engaging in sexting activities – that is, either emailing a nude photo or video of themselves or being a recipient of such images. 1,247 youths between 14 and 24 were interviewed for the survey. Girls were more likely than boys to share a nude image of themselves while 61 percent of those who had sent a nude image of themselves reported that they were pressured by someone to send the image.

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