Sexting Linked to Increased Sexual Activity in Teens

Teens who "sext" are more likely to have sex, a new study finds. The study probed the texting tendencies and sexual activity of more than 1,800 Los Angeles high-schoolers. Of the teens who used cellphones, fifteen percent reported sexting -- sending and receiving sexually explicit text messages. And teens who sexted were seven times more likely to report being sexually active, according to the study. "This study is the first to show what teens are doing with their cellphones and what they're...Full Story
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