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Sext much? If so, you're not alone

A McAfee study shows that 49 percent of US adults use their smartphones to send racy photos and videos, and risque e-mails and text messages.

By Feb. 4, 2014


Teens who sext more likely to be sexually active

A study of 1,800 high-school students in Los Angeles suggests that 1 in 6 teens have sexted, and that those teens are seven times more likely to be having actual sex.

By Sep. 17, 2012


Survey: Most college kids sext, some then forward

Research out of the University of Rhode Island finds that four out of five college kids surveyed say they sext, and almost one in five of all students surveyed admit to forwarding explicit messages they've received.

By Jul. 20, 2011


Apple brings us 'sext' protection

MacBook Airs could be on the way at Apple's Media Event, Zune Software is coming to the Mac, for reals; And our winners for the giveaway!

By Oct. 18, 2010


Survey: Teens 'sext' and post personal info

A new study finds that nearly two-thirds of teens post personal information online, a third are "engaged" in cyberbullying, and 20 percent admit to sexting. But is that really that bad?

By Jun. 24, 2009


Buzz Out Loud 954: Sext cells

Maggie Reardon from News.com joins Natali and me to talk about a host of cell phone news including new iPhone patents, legislation around sexting, and of course, courier pigeons that deliver contraband cell phones to inmates.

By Apr. 16, 2009


Study: 15 percent of teens have gotten 'sext' messages

A survey by the Pew Research Center shows that up to 17 percent of older teenagers have sent nude or near-nude images of themselves via cell text message.

By Dec. 15, 2009


Date online? You're probably a sexter too

Sexting is on the rise, and cell owners who use online dating sites are the most likely to send, receive, and forward sexts.

By Feb. 11, 2014


Darth Vader took an iPhone selfie?

To launch the "Star Wars" Instagram account, Disney portrays the dark side portraying itself. Wait, is that an iPhone?

By Dec. 2, 2013


App keeps NSA abreast of your phone activity

You want to show you have clean hands? Here's USA PRISM Plus, an app that takes random shots of your phone and sends them to the NSA careers Twitter account.

By Jul. 21, 2013