8 Tips for Talking to Your Teen About Sexting and Sextortion

Originally published at: https://www.bark.us/blog/8-tips-talking-teen-sexting-sextortion/

Updated November 21, 2018 Today’s technological advances benefit the world in innumerable ways. However, with these benefits also come some risks. Sexting and sextortion — particularly among teens and even preteens — is one that’s on the rise. Understanding what this means and how to talk to teenagers about sexting is very important. Additionally, monitoring their text messages and social media using Bark can help you know whether or not this is happening. What Is Sexting? “Sexting,” a slang term that combines sex and texting, is used to describe the taking and sending of sexually explicit photos and videos via text…