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Dangers Of Sexting; New Series To Begin

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By Andrew Reed

Twin Falls, Idaho ( KMVT-TV / KTWT-TV ) With advancements in technology, kids can do almost anything on a cell phone. A growing concern with parents nationwide is sexting.

That's when you send a nude photo to someone on your cell phone.
A study from national center for missing & exploited children explains one in five teens have sexted.

"There are some severe laws when you're a child and forwarding pictures of yourself that are inappropriate, that is child pornography. You can be charged as a sexual predator," adds Kristi Fowler, Life Coach.

Most will send photos to boyfriends or girlfriends...but 11–percent of teens sent photos to strangers.

You can catch this series starting Monday evening on Idaho's First News.



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