This suggests a consent issue of people receiving photos without asking for them.This is enhanced with Snapchat, as the person receiving snapchats will not be aware of the contents until they open it. In a 2011 study, 54% of the sample had sent explicit pictures or videos to their partners at least once, and ⅓ of their sample had engaged in such activities occasionally.

Kik and Whats App appeal to teens because of the anonymity of the applications.

Snapchat appeals to teens because it allows users to send photos for a maximum of ten seconds before they self-destruct.

Imagine all enterprise functions automated by software and performed through a single point of access, which happens to be a virtual agent with cognitive capabilities.

You can stop imagining and start thinking about the repercussions, because this is much closer than you may think.

Young adults use the medium of the text message much more than any other new media to transmit messages of a sexual nature.

As a result of sexting being a relatively recent practice, ethics are still being established by both those who engage in it and those who create legislation based on this concept.

A widely cited 2011 study indicated the previously reported prevalence was exaggerated.

Researchers at the University of New Hampshire surveyed 1,560 children and caregivers, reporting that only 2.5 percent of respondents had sent, received or created sexual pictures distributed via cell phone in the previous year.

A 2009 study claims that 4 percent of teens ages 14–17 have claimed to have sent sexually explicit photos of themselves.