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how to avoid crime in hertfordshire policeWhat does 'sexting' mean?

Sexting is when someone shares sexual, naked or semi-naked images or videos of themselves or others, or sends sexually explicit messages.

They can be sent using mobiles, tablets, smartphones and laptops - any device that allows you to share media and messages.

When people talk about sexting, they usually mean sending and receiving:
  • Naked pictures or 'nudes'
  • 'Underwear shots'
  • Sexual or 'dirty pics'
  • Rude text messages or videos.
Sexting may also be called:
  • Trading nudes
  • Dirties
  • Pic for pic.
This ten-minute course will look at what sexting is, what the law says, some of the risks young people face, and provides further advice and support.

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