pressure or the need to do what the peers are doing just to be part
of the group and be called 'happening', encourages teens to indulge
essentially involves sending sexually explicit images or messages
over the mobile phone.
from peer pressure, teens are also deeply influenced by the so-called
sexualised media culture in the present day.
perception among young males is that if young men did not resort to
sexting, it was like a blow to their masculinity.
extent of how normalized this behavior has become can be gauged by
the new sexting application available for free and can be downloaded on