What Is Sexting?
Sexting is a term used to describe the sharing of intimate images or videos with another person.
This content can be anything from texts, partial nudity right up to sexual images or video. Very often it is between partners, but can be between groups and can use a whole range of devices, technologies and online spaces. The most common ones are by text, private message on social networks or apps such as Kik, Oovoo, Instagram or Skype.
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Sexting Products & Resources
Professionals Online Safety Helpline
Online Safety helpline for professionals who work with children and young people in the UK
So You Got Naked Online
A resource that offers strategies to support the issues resulting from sexting incidents
Report Harmful Content Annual Report 2020
Report Harmful Content has just released its annual report into the findings surrounding harmful content online
Young People Pressured into Sending Nudes
A research programme on young people’s experience of sending and sharing nude and nearly nude images, otherwise known as sexting. Published December 2017
Latest Sexting Articles
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Schools are having to adapt fast to remote learning once again. The POSH helpline answers some very important questions around how to manage your teaching duties throughout the current lockdown.
13th January 2021
UK Safer Internet Centre Release Two Year Public Report
The UKSIC has compiled a report that outlines our key achievements over the past two years including the impact of Safer Internet Day, the support of the hotlines and helplines, along with the resources created by the three partners.
17th December 2020
UK Government Announce New Rules to Online Harms Bill
The UK Government have announced that there will be new rules introduced with how online tech firms are held accountable towards certain online content. Social media platforms and other firms will now have a duty of care to protect children from online harms
15th December 2020
SWGfL Release Online Safety Advent Calendar For Christmas
In the run up to Christmas, we will be running our very own online safety advent calendar on social media. Find out what's in store and get following on our platforms!
27th November 2020