Florida changes laws related to sexting
By Alyssa Averette – WUFT-FM
Whether they’re on the road or taking a school exam, the overuse of cellphones and texting are a widespread problem among teenagers. And what was once harmless fun, “sexting” has become an increasing issue when it gets into the wrong hands. Previously, minors could be registered as sex offenders if caught. Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Alyssa Averette reports on changes stemming from Florida’s new sexting statute.
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