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Moreover, as Klettke and co-authors note in their systematic review of the literature regarding sexting’s prevalence rates, risks, and protective factors, researchers ought to be wary of drawing causal relationship between sexting and risky behaviours (, p. For example, individual studies may be methodologically flawed if they fail to consider the possibility and relevance of a third variable (such as a lack of progressive sexual education) that could explain the correlation between certain practices.
As an example, while the long-term trend of declining teen pregnancy rates in Canada appears to have come to an end, at least for the moment, claiming that this rise is caused by increased sexting behaviours would ignore solid evidence that suggests “teenage girls are more likely to get pregnant when they have fewer education or employment opportunities to postpone child-bearing for” .
But on the other hand, anything can be a risk; it all depends on how one analyses the danger, considers the event” (, p. We propose that extant frameworks, which conflate consensual and nonconsensual sexting and which equate both with negative risks that purportedly outweigh the value and benefits of the practice, rely on a calculus that is fundamentally flawed.Canadian policing and child protection agencies have emphasized the risks of sexting since 2005 when Cybertip.ca—Canada’s national tipline for reporting the online sexual exploitation of children—issued a public alert about “the growing trend of young girls posing nude for webcams and the distribution of the resulting photos and videos on the Internet” [10,25].Subsequently, provincial and federal policing units across Canada released warnings about the myriad risks that sexting poses for both teens and their parents.While this claim is not completely unfounded , a survey of college-bound students conducted by Kaplan found that more than three-quarters of respondents said they would not be concerned if a college admissions officer Googled them .
Part of this confidence had to do with youths’ increased online savviness and their attention to “strengthening privacy settings and circumventing searches [as demonstrated by the fact that] 22% had changed their searchable names on social media, 26% had untagged themselves from photos, and 12% had deleted their social media profiles altogether.” The study also acknowledged that such online searches might in fact be beneficial for youth if they “turn up postings of sports scores, awards, public performances or news of something interesting they’ve undertaken”  14.But what carries a longer sentence is how your actions online can follow you for a lifetime” .Here and elsewhere, the RCMP suggests that sexters will inevitably lose control of their sexual images which will then make their way onto the internet thus affecting teens’ chances to obtain higher education and employment given that: “post-secondary institutions and employers often use the internet to help with the hiring or acceptance” .For instance, a notice released by the Ontario Provincial Police’s Child Sexual Exploitation Unit titled “Warning for Teens on Dangers of Irresponsible Texting”, claims: “teens need to become aware that …[sexting is a] risky activity [that] has very real dangers associated with it that includes many unintended consequences and permanent long term threats to their identity and reputations”  13.