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‘Sexting' Is How You Flirt In High School

By: Going Like Sixty - Published: Dec 10, 2008 • References: the33tv
“Sexting” is a new term for the common practice among teens of sending provocative, racy photos or text messages to flirt with the opposite sex. Experts say that 1/3 of 10-12 graders have sent or received ‘sexting’ messages via cell phone. For kids in grades 4 to 6, 10% have admitted to the same.

Is Sexting harassment? Child endangerment? Some think so. A 16-year-old was arrested and charged after he encouraged sexting from a 15-year-old girl. Sexting raises a whole set of legal issues.