But Claire Lilley, head of online safety at the NSPCC, said the children’s charity is “deeply disturbed that sexual predators could use teen dating apps and websites to target young people.
Allowing adults and children to mix on services that are blatantly about flirting and relationships has the potential to put children at risk of abuse.”Last year a 28-year-old man was jailed for nine years after he groomed two girls aged 14 and 15 on mylol.com, which was described by the NSPCC as a “playground for paedophiles”.
Parents expressed relief and many people seemed to move on.
However, new data indicates that the conversation about sexting is far from over -- because a whole lot of adults are doing it. K.-based mobile news site, Recombu, found that 47 percent of adults in England send texts to their significant others. Some studies have defined sexting specifically as the sending of nude or partially nude photographs over text message.
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