Sexting websites online
It’s also against the law for anyone to save or share a nude or sexual video of you. Only the police can decide if they’re going to charge you with an offence after sexting.But it’s important to remember that the law is there to protect you, not get you into trouble.The same risks of potential bullying or stalking apply.The word ‘sexting’ means when a sexual image or video is sent via a text message.It’s also against the law to send a nude or video of someone who was under 18 at the time, but is an adult now.Sharing other people’s nudes Sharing someone else’s nudes or sexual videos without their consent is against the law, even when they’re over 18.It can help to take a screenshot so you’ve got a record.
Go to the Childnet 'Picture This' drama activity Watch the promo video on You Tube This resource for children and young people offers advice and explores strategies to support the issues resulting from sexting incidents.Obviously, it’s important to explain to younger children that if taking, sending and receiving sexual or naked pictures is strictly for grown-ups, and if they receive or are encouraged to send them, it could lead to harmful situations such as stalking, abuse or blackmail. The UK Safer Internet Centre has developed two resources that provide advice and guidance to help young people consider the consequences of posting sexting images online and what they can do if they find themselves in a position where they have lost control of their images.And if you’re struggling to cope, we’ve got advice to help: Sharing nudes, dick pics, videos or sexual messages with someone who doesn’t consent to receive them isn’t okay. There are lots of reasons you might want to send a nude.
But if you’re not sure whether you should or you’re being pressured by friends, it can help to talk to an adult you trust about what’s happened.
If someone doesn’t listen or you don’t feel able to, it can help to talk to us.