Doc Suspended for Allegedly Sexting Raunchy Selfies While on Duty

A 47-year-old Seattle anesthesiologist just got his license suspended for alleged offenses including sexts sent during surgery and at least one raunchy work selfie. He "compromised patient safety due to his preoccupation with sexual matters while he was on hospital duty," the state's Medical Quality Assurance… » 6/10/14 2:30pm 6/10/14 2:30pm

Your Snapchat Videos Will Come Back to Haunt You

Remember that conventional wisdom saying whatever you posted on Snapchat would stay on Snapchat — despite the company promising it would disappear in ten seconds? Well, wisdom won and the app-based company just settled charges against them from the FTC for lying to consumers. Oh, and be careful that sext video of you… » 5/09/14 7:00pm 5/09/14 7:00pm

The One Word That's Still a Sexting Taboo

In an ideal world, a lady chooses to sext because sexting gets her rocks off. The mobile exchanges of I'm hard/I'm wet are an easy, lazy and safe way to test comfort zones and have a good time — and you don't even have to stop watching Roseanne reruns from your couch in order to participate. What freedom! There is one… » 3/12/14 12:40pm 3/12/14 12:40pm

British Spies Shocked People Use Webcams to Send Pics of Their Junk

Officials in the British spy program responsible for collecting and batching images from Yahoo users' webcams were shocked — SHOCKED! — to discover that people often use webcams to transmit pictures of their naughties to other denizens of cyber space. This only goes to further prove that governments are about as… » 2/27/14 3:45pm 2/27/14 3:45pm

Sexting Is the Panic du Jour, but Are Teens Really Having More Sex?

If there's one thing grown-ups know about kids, it's AAAAAAAHHHHHHHHHH OH MY GOD OH MY GOD OH MY GOD WHAT ARE THE KIDS DOING I DON'T KNOW ANYTHING ABOUT KIIIIIIIIIIDS!!!!!!!!! When media sensationalism meets natural parental anxiety, we get terrifying trend pieces about how sexting is turning middle school into an… » 1/06/14 3:45pm 1/06/14 3:45pm

Hang On -- Does Anyone Actually Enjoy Sexting?

Young Americans are widely presumed to be sexting constantly — in class, at home, on a plane, on a train, while eating green eggs and ham. But, according to a new study, not all those dirty messages are sent out of an overabundance of hormones. Turns out there are a lot of unenthusiastic sexters out there. » 12/31/13 10:25am 12/31/13 10:25am

Photog Turns High School Girl's Portrait Session Into Gross Sextfest

On Monday, a 33-year-old portrait photographer pled guilty in Missoula County Justice Court to two misdemeanor accounts of obscenity for a sexting relationship he started up with a 17-year-old female client. Since then, the photographer has taken down a post on his Facebook page apologizing because it got overrun with… » 12/06/13 12:40pm 12/06/13 12:40pm

Stop Being Ageist About Sexting Because Olds Do It, Too

A great way to gauge technological progress is to look at the tawdry uses people have invented for things that would have seemed like miracles thirty years ago. Like, the Internet is a legit miracle, and basically no one cares. If they use the Internet at all, it’s to yell at each other, look at clever pets they’ll… » 10/25/13 11:40am 10/25/13 11:40am