SEXTING

Sexting is the sending or posting of nude pr partially nude images. With the availability of technologically advanced cell phones, sexting is a growing issue for teens. 4% of cell-owning teens (12-17) say they have sent nude or partially nude images.  According to a study of social media usage by 16-18 year olds, teens today are moving away from Facebook and onto "cooler" sites like Instagram, Snapchat, Vine and Kik. A majority of teens also use simple text messaging on a daily basis.

Do you know the "LINGO?"

Here's a list of commonly used terms:

8 - It means ate, can also refer to as oral sex

99 - Parent gone

143 - I love you

420 - Marijuana

53X - Sex

AEAP  - As early as possible

ASL - Age/Sex/Location

CD9- Code 9 (parents are around)

F2F - Face-to-face

GYPO - Get your pants off

ILU- I Love you

KOTL - Kiss on the lips

KPC - Keeping parents clueless

MOOS - Member of opposite sex

MorF - Male or Female

MPFB - My personal F*** Buddy

NIFOC  - Nude in Front of computer

P911 - Parent alert

PAW - Parents are watching

C-P - Sleepy

GNOC - Get naked on cam

IWSN - I want sex now

KFY/K4Y - Kiss for you

LMIRL - Let meet in real life

PIR - Parents in room

Pron - Porn

RUG - Are you horny?