Sexting or "sex texting" is sending or getting sexually explicit or suggestive images, messages, or video on a smartphone or through the Internet. Most teens have various ways to get online, Smartphones, tablets, and laptops all can be used in private. It's very easy for teens to create and share personal photos and videos of themselves without their parents knowing about it.
Ghosts, the paranormal and the supernatural have always been debated. Do they exist? Many people have reported sightings before, but without any real proof, they're usually disregarded as merely stories.
Kurland is known for photographing people in American wilderness landscapes, but the scene this day was the rent-stabilized apartment she shares with Casper, her 2-year-old son, on the Lower East Side of Manhattan. Casper, named for the 19th-century German landscape painter Caspar David Friedrich, had just given a textbook example of one of his trickier moods. His father, the sculptor and multimedia artist Corey McCorkle, who lives 10 blocks away, arrived to take him out for breakfast, but he refused to budge.
Sexting is sending, receiving, or forwarding sexually explicit messages, photographs, or images, primarily between mobile phones, of oneself to others. It may also include the use of a computer or any digital device. The first published use of the term sexting was in a article in the Australian Sunday Telegraph Magazine. Sexting has become more common with the rise in camera phones and smartphones with Internet access, that can be used to send explicit photographs as well as messages.
Much virtual ink has been spilled over the past few days over the Oxford Dictionary's choice of "selfie" for word of the year. But I've noticed among the chorus of opinions on the social media self portrait an annoying trend: the selfie evangelist. Selfies are just dandy, they say, because they're a way for people mostly young women to express themselves and to show pride in who they are.
In the midst of the hacked naked celebrity photos scandal Don't look them up! These people are desperately out of touch. This week, Cosmopolitan.
T hree years ago, nude pictures of me made the rounds online. There were two and they had been taken in my bathroom several months earlier. One showed my stomach and my bare chest and the other was a long mirror shot of me topless, with my face on full display. I was even smiling — a gesture made for the eyes of my then long-distance boyfriend, to whom I had sent them via Facebook.
The case was settled on Tuesday and centred on a teenager from Northern Ireland. She sued both Facebook and the man who her lawyers alleged blackmailed her into providing the image. The case was launched when the image was shared a number of times between November and January