Before Saturday, a Florida teenager who sent or received nude photos or video could have been charged with a felony and forced to register as a sex offender.
But they fixed it. Now you get community service and a fine, but if you keep getting caught, you eventually get charged with a felony.
In related news, it turns out that a main cause of sexting is “peer pressure.”
Both young men and women experience peer pressure to share sexual images via the new phenomenon of â€˜sextingâ€™, preliminary findings from a University of Melbourne study has found.
â€˜Sextingâ€™ is the practice of sending and receiving sexual images on a mobile phone.
The study is one of the first academic investigations into â€˜sextingâ€™ from a young personâ€™s perspective in Australia. The findings were presented to the 2011 Australasian Sexual Health Conference in Canberra