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Texting in education

A recent report has found that there was widespread use of the humble text message as a tool for bullying. In particular, a third of secondary school children have been sent messages containing sexual content - called 'sexts'...

Technology is changing the way young people communicate with each other. A recent report released by anti-bullying charity, Beatbullying, found that there was widespread use of the humble text message as a tool for bullying. In particular, a third of secondary school children have been sent messages containing sexual content. These sex texts, or ‘sexts’, often contained images of a sexual nature involving both boys and girls – usually of youngsters exposing themselves.

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