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Sexting teen convicted of child pornography

A teenage girl in Canada sends naked pictures of her boyfriend's ex-girlfriend to a friend and posts one picture to the victim's Facebook page. She is more or less the same age as the victim, yet is convicted of child pornography.

By Jan. 11, 2014


France turns nose up at sexting (the word, that is)

The French language is constantly assaulted by English tech phrases. So its most revered cultural body finds a French way of saying things.

By Dec. 21, 2013


Poke for mobile: Facebook's new sexting app

The app sends messages, photos, and videos that expire seconds after they're sent. Perfect for the type of communication you don't want falling into the wrong hands.

By Dec. 21, 2012


Sexting 101

Microsoft launches a security update that not everyone's happy with, the Nintendo DS is about to become an e-reader, and LG wants to teach your parents about sexting.

By Feb. 25, 2010


Sexting far less prevalent than previously reported

A study published in Pediatrics finds that only about 1 percent of teens have sent nude or sexually explicit images of themselves to others, which is far fewer than some studies have suggested.

By Dec. 5, 2011


Ep. 7: Sega hacks, Lytro, and Amish sexting

This week in tech news, even hackers don't think you should hack Sega! Plus, the end of unlimited data at Verizon, the Lytro camera wows us, and ISPs go antipiracy on us.

By Jun. 24, 2011


Snappy Valentine's! More women sexting than last year

A study by Harlequin--yes, the romantic-book people--says more women are sending naughty texts (shocking) and that 27 percent have sent a nude picture via e-mail or text.

By Feb. 10, 2012


California Senate: Schools can expel for sexting

By a unanimous vote, the California Senate adds sexting to the list of infractions for which a student can be expelled.

By Jun. 2, 2011


Apple censors saucy SMS with patent to tackle sexting

Apple is planning to censor your text messages with a patent that stops your iPhone sending salty language in an SMS.

By Oct. 14, 2010


Teen 'sexting': Stupid and illegal

Taking a sexually revealing picture of yourself, typically from a cell phone, and sending it to someone might be a fad, but where minors are concerned, it's illegal as well as stupid.

By Mar. 30, 2009