Sexting is sending sexually explicit messages, photos, or video via cell phone, computer, or any digital device. Sexting includes photos and videos containing nudity or show or simulated sex acts. It also includes text messages that discuss or propose sex acts. Sextortion occurs when someone threatens to distribute your private and sensitive material if you don’t provide them with images of a sexual nature, sexual favours, or money.
• Sending intimate photos to someone without their consent can be harassment
• Possessing intimate images of someone under 18 years old when you are over 18 years old can be considered child pornography even if sent consensually.
• If someone has intimate photos of you without your consent, contact the police.