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Fast Facts

  • 39% of teens are sending or posting sexually suggestive messages
  • 48% of teens have received sexually suggestive messages
  • 1 in 5 Teenagers sent or posted online nude or semi-nude pictures or video of themselves

What teens are saying

Guys might be thinking or saying:

  • Guys think it is hot, and they share it with their friends
  • “yea naked pictures no body gives it that much thought really”

Girls might be thinking or saying:

  • Girls may think it is flirty and fun
  • Believes that many teens send sexual messages and images to get noticed

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