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Sexting is the term used for sending or receiving sexually explicit texts, images or videos via mobile phones, computers or tablets.

A person under 18 is breaking the law if they:

  • Take an explicit photo or video of themselves or a friend
  • Share an explicit image or video of another person under 18 even if its shared between those of the same age
  • Possess, download or store an explicit image or video of an under 18 year old, even if they gave their permission for it to be created.
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