Parents have been warned about a smartphone app that is being used by teenagers to ‘swap naked pictures of themselves’.
It's like waving a great big flag, saying: "Paedophiles come here".'This is one of the things about the internet: young people under 13 can pretend to older and join social media and older people can pretend to be younger to go on the sorts of sites where they can interact with young people.' A post on the private Teen Dating group details how a member has been accused of harassing 'underage girls'.A young man posted screenshots of a text message conversation with his girlfriend, who he had met through the teen dating group, where she stated that an older user said he wanted to get her pregnant (right)On Teen Dating And More, which is a closed group with more than 2,200 members that FEMAIL joined, a fresh-faced boy claimed he wanted a 'girl to f*** so bad', while another member urged people to post their Snapchat IDs.The teacher, who is not being named, reports the Salt Lake City Tribune, wanted the exercise to be a “light-hearted lesson in social norms.”Underneath the instructions were suggestions to the girls and boys, from members of the opposite sex.Briefly, some of the suggestions to the girls read: Oxborrow writes in her Facebook post that for her, the assignment was a lesson in “evidence-based misogyny.”Highland High Principal Chris Jenson tells the Salt Lake City Tribune that the lesson was taken from the Utah Education Network, a state database of approved classroom materials.In New York State and across the country, February is recognized as Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month.
February is a good time to educate yourself and your friends about Teen Dating Violence and how you can help.
Send a tweet to your followers: “I will say something if I see someone being abused by a partner.
@NYSOPDV #tdvcandyhearts” “I will support victims of teen dating violence in my community.
This is one of the things about the internet: young people under 13 can pretend to older and join social media and older people can pretend to be younger to go on the sorts of sites where they can interact with young people 'It's worrying - massively so,' she said.
'It just astounds me because anyone who joins will be a honeypot for someone who wants to exploit children.
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