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Teens share nude and semi-nude photos to flirt, have fun

Staff Report • Jan 5, 2009 at 12:00 AM

Remember those racy pictures of teenage girls on their MySpace pages that got so many people worked up? They're migrated to cell phones.Welcome to sexting.According to a report in the Tennessean, Kacie Horner, 20, didn't come across "sexting" until college.That's when she learned that some girls on her soccer team had sent nude photos of themselves to their boyfriends using text messaging.About one-third of people in Horner's age group have done it, according to a recent survey. So have 20 percent of teenagers: They've sent or posted nude or semi-nude images of themselves, mostly to flirt or for fun.

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