HUFFINGTON POST
12/07/2011 12:44 pm ET

Sexting: Student-Made PSA Warns Of Texting Dangers

Is sexting really as common as it's made out to be? According to a recent study, only 1 percent of kids and teens between the ages 10 and 17 have shared nude images of themselves or others. Older studies, however, have concluded that as many as one in five teens have sent sexually explicit images via text message.

And today, a sexting scandal in Nova Scotia has led to teens' cellphones being seized. Police have warned the teens involved that sexting can lead to child pornography charges.

In this PSA, students at Somerville High School in Massachusetts caution that obtaining or distributing photos of anyone under 18 is a felony by state law -- and warn how far-reaching the consequences may be.

Are you concerned about sexting? Is it a trend at your school? Share your thoughts in the comments.

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