Monday, June 25, 2012

Sexting craze draws in kids at age 10

Children as young as 10 are experimenting with sexting and should be educated about its dangers, a leading charity has warned.

BoysTown, which runs the Kids Helpline counselling service, said sexting-related awareness and education campaigns should target children and young people aged 10-18.

Almost 500 young people across Australia contacted the service with concerns about sexting - sending sexually explicit texts or photos to mobile phones - between January and March. More than 75 per cent were female. Read more

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