Decoding Teens Texting & Sexting Lingo
North Texas Court Dismisses Case Against ‘Sexting’ TeacherMost people believe the exchange of sexually explicit text messages between a teacher and student should not be happening and is probably against the law. But a North Texas court has ruled that some ‘sexting’ is actually free speech and protected by the law.
DA Drops Teacher 'Sexting' Case, Cites RulingProsecutors have dropped a case against a teacher accused of exchanging sexually explicit texts with a 13-year-old student, alleging that an appeals court ruling found them to be protected speech.
Name Generator Gains Popularity From Anthony Weiner ScandalSince the latest news of Anthony Weiner's sexting scandal broke, Slate.com has posted a name generator that will allow anyone to type in their first and last name to generate their own personal pseudonym.
Software Can Warn Parents If Kids Are SextingNew software can identify human skin and body parts, which can be installed on social media sites and mobile phones to immediately let parents know if kids are sexting.
Study Finds 1 In 4 Teens Admit To SextingAccording to a new study, one-fourth of teens admitted to having sent a sext, and 76.2 percent of teens who were asked to send a sext admitted to having had sexual intercourse.
Texas Senate Votes For Teen Sexting MisdemeanorThe Texas Senate has voted to allow prosecutors to charge "sexting" teens with a misdemeanor.
State Legislation Aims To Better Prosecute 'Sexting'Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott is throwing his support behind a bill filed aimed at stopping sexting. Right now the only way to prosecute teens for sexting is under existing child pornography laws.
Sybil's Stuff: Deanna FavreBrett Favre's wife, Deanna, is promoting her new book on morning talk shows. How does she handle hearing about the alleged sexting and affairs?