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Quiz: Sexting Know the law

Can you tell fact from fiction on sexting?
true or false
It's legal for me to share a sexual photo or video of myself with someone else if I'm under 18 years old
TRUE FALSE
Wrong - It's illegal to share a sexual photo or video of yourself with someone else if you're under 18.
That's right! It's illegal to share a sexual photo or video of yourself with someone else if you're under 18.
true or false
It's illegal for me to share a sexual photo or video someone else sent to me if I'm under 18
TRUE FALSE
That's right! It's illegal to share a sexual photo or video someone else sent to you if you're under 18.
Not true. It's illegal to share a sexual photo or video someone else sent to you if you're under 18.
true or false
It's illegal for me to keep a sexual photo or video someone else sent to me if I'm under 18
TRUE FALSE
You've got it! It's still illegal for you to keep a sexual photo or video someone else sent to you if you're under 18.
Wrong - It's still illegal for you to keep a sexual photo or video someone else sent to you if you're under 18.
true or false
It's legal for me to take a sexual photo or video of myself if I'm under 18
TRUE FALSE
Wrong! It's still illegal for you to take a sexual photo or video of yourself if you're under 18.
You're right - It's illegal for you to take a sexual photo or video of yourself if you're under 18.

How to get help

If you’re worried about a photo you’ve sent you should try to have a conversation with the person you sent it to. Ask them to delete it and explain why you’re worried. If someone has done something online to make you feel very worried or unsafe you can make a report to the national Child Exploitation and Online Protection (CEOP) CentreCEOP works across the country to keep children and young people safe.

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