Sexting chat rooms on iphones

Girls and boys take advantage of easy access and pry on a person’s feelings of insecurity to request lewd photos or pressure targets into sharing intimate images.

Surprisingly, sexting isn’t restricted to teens going steady or those who are in exclusive relationships- it appears that some teens are willing to expose everything to a complete stranger.

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“Acronyms used for this purpose could potentially raise some red flags for parents.” But parents would drive themselves crazy, she said, if they tried to decode every text, email and post they see their teen sending or receiving.

“I’ve seen some before and it’s like ‘The Da Vinci Code,’ where only the kids hold the true meanings (and most of the time they’re fairly innocuous),” she said.

So “LMK” — let me know — and “WYCM” — will you call me? But the issue, especially for parents, is understanding the slang that could signal some dangerous teen behavior, such as “GNOC,'” which means “get naked on camera.” And it certainly helps for a parent to know that “PIR” means parent in room, which could mean the teen wants to have a conversation about things his or her mom and dad might not approve of.

Katie Greer is a national Internet safety expert who has provided Internet and technology safety training to schools, law enforcement agencies and community organizations throughout the country for more than seven years.

Of course teens, who are reaching the point in which they are questioning and exploring their sexuality, are going to use the technology they have ready at their fingertips.

In that way, sexting is just an extension of the “modern” adolescent’s sexual development.

As we’ve discussed in our early article, Is Sexting Natural?

, sexting is a unique development from the mix of technology and teen puberty.

“I announced my invention of a new acronym: ‘PYFPD.’ Put your freaking phone down.” LOL!

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