Despite the fact that research has shown that teen sexting isn’t actually all that common, at least one organization is concerned enough with the phenomenon that they’ve created a new online safety PSA specifically targeting teen girls.
In the 40-second spot posted on Youtube, a young woman is seated on her bedholding up a series of white signs that form a message, which Jezebel pointed out is similar in format to the viral video that bullying victim Amanda Todd created before she committed suicide. “I sent a photo to someone I trusted and now, thousands of people I don’t know, know me,” the white cards read. The ad then warns viewers that “there’s no such thing as ‘just one photo'” and asks young people to “protect [themselves] from sexual exploitation” by staying safe online.
The PSA was produced by Children of the Street, a Canadian organization which works…
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