Tag Archive | "Sexting"

The True Prevalence of “Sexting”: A Useful Factsheet

Tuesday, June 21, 2011

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Are you confused about sexting – what it is, who’s doing it, and how often?  Are you trying to make sense of the various studies and work out what information is accurate when the results often vary widely?  Then look no further …

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Sexing in America: When Privates go Public — MTV news special

Friday, December 3, 2010

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Do you want to know more about sexting, and hear what young people themselves have to say about it?  Then check out this indepth, informative, and balanced “news special” from MTV.  This 40-minute film (in 4 parts) explores the dangers of sexting and the repurcussions for the people who electronically send and receive sexually explicit [...]

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Sexting Legislation Update

Friday, June 11, 2010

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As noted by Michelle Millhollon in theadvocate.com, on Tuesday 8th June. 2010 a Louisianna state Senate committe advanced legislation (HB 1357) that would make “sexting” a crime and punishable by at least 10 days in jail.

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Sexting: What is it?

Monday, May 3, 2010

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It is hard to imagine, given how often sexting is in the news nowadays, that two years ago the word “sexting” did not exist in the English language!   Do you know how to define it?  Amanda Lenhart, Senior Research Specialist at the Pew Internet & American Life Project, does. 

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Who’s Who: Nancy E. Willard, Director, the Center for Safe and Responsible Internet Use

Tuesday, April 27, 2010

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Nancy E. Willard, M.S., J.D., is director of the Center for Safe and Responsible Internet Use (“CSRIU”), which is a wonderful resource for information about online risk issues pertaining to children and young people.

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Preventing Sexting in your School District: 5 Minute Video Clip

Sunday, April 18, 2010

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Preventing sexting in your district: Take five minutes, grab your coffee, and watch this short video clip put out by the American Association of School Administrators (AASA).  We believe it will be five minutes well spent.  

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Digital Safety Video Review: “Think B4 U Post”: Funny, G-rated mouse accidentally sends picture of his “privates” round the world.

Saturday, April 10, 2010

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Check out this effective message coming out of Europe as part of Safer Internet Day 2010.  It makes a great conversation starter with students. 

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Digital Safety Legal Issues: Sexting: Several U.S. States’ Lawmakers re-think prosecuting teens for sexting

Monday, April 5, 2010

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Digital Safety Legal Issues. March 26, 2010: According to the National School Board Association’s daily weblog, Illinois state lawmakers are working to pass “sexting” legislation.  This has some important implications.

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