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Sex, social media, sexting and bullying

Information about cyberbullying and young people.

Bullying can include a range of behaviours from social, verbal, physical, psychological or aggressive behaviour that is intended to cause harm, distress or fear. For young people particularly the potential for bullying using social media sites such as facebook are increasingly common. 'Sexting', or sending sexually explicit photos of someone can also be bullying. Sexting and bullying may also be serious criminal offences.

This topic looks at sexting and bullying, and has information about how to protect privacy online. It also looks at the age that young people are able to consent to sex.


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