In a recent interview with NPR’s Tom Ashbrook, Temitayo Fagbenle, a teen victim and reporter of “sexual shaming” describes how teens get away with posting these images: It mostly happens at night because…
Snapchat, Tinder, and even Facebook double as social networks, dating platforms, and subtle messaging systems for sexual missives.
It’s put up and then it’s removed and it’s kind of untraceable.
The Stalking Resource Center, a branch of the National Center for Victims of Crimes, reports that 60% of online harassment cases are between male attackers and female victims.
If there is no physical contact or actual sex, is it still an affair?
“It’s not just that you’re communicating with someone online but that there is a sexual or emotional nature,” says Katherine Hertlein, Ph D, an associate professor at the University of Nevada in Las Vegas who studies online affairs.