sexting

SafeToNet demos anti-sexting child safety tool

With rising concern over social media’s ‘toxic‘ content problem, and mainstream consumer trust apparently on the slide, there’s growing pressure on parents to keep children f

How Reggie Brown invented Snapchat

Why sexting and a Stanford class led a group of former fraternity brothers to create Snapchat.

One In Four Mobile Users Keep Dirty Pics Or Vids On Their Smartphone, And We All Know It’s You

A new survey from software security company AVG announced today reveals that a full 25 percent of mobile users keep "intimate photos or videos" on their smartphones or tablet devices, a surprisingly h

Inside Snapchat, The Little Photo-Sharing App That Launched A Sexting Scare

It started with <a target="_blank" href="http://bits.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/05/06/disruptions-indiscreet-photos-glimpsed-then-gone/">an assumption</a>, really. <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/201

Apple Patents Anti-Sexting Device

<img src='http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/10/screen-shot-2010-10-12-at-9-57-41-pm.png' />Today the US Patent and Trademark Office approved <a href="http://www.freepatentsonline.com/781416

Pew Report: Kids who pay for their own phone are 4 times more likely to sext

The Pew Internet Project says that kids who buy their own phones are four times as likely to sext – that is send inappropriate images or texts to other kids. The sad thing is that some of these

Paper: Sexting really isn't a big deal, won't ruin teens' lives

<img src="http://www.mobilecrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/05/mbear.jpg" />We've all heard of “sexting,” when teens send nude photos of themselves to each other via text message (well, MMS). Sc

What, if anything, can be done to stop ‘sexting’?

<img src="http://www.mobilecrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/03/sexting.jpg" />There's a rather sad story out of Cincinnati where a high school girl hanged herself because a nude photo she sent to he