WDRB -- Police in Indiana say elementary-age children are using smartphones to share nude photos on social media. We've had some elementary children who had a group, a large group, and that was their whole purpose on Instagram and Snapchat was to trade nude pictures. It looks like a calculator, but a child can type in a passcode and find access to hidden photos. Williams also warns parents to check for fake second Instagram accounts, known as "finstas. Williams encourages parents to remind kids that there's no such thing as privacy and to tell them this:. I'm just letting you use it," Williams said. I will check your history. I will check anything I want to. That is our agreement before you put this phone in your hand.
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By Joshua Rhett Miller. April 20, am Updated April 20, am. Two elementary school students in Louisiana were arrested after a girl sent nude photos of herself to a boy who then shared them on Snapchat, police said. The students at Bonnie Ecole Elementary School were arrested Wednesday after school administrators found a male student in possession of nude photographs of a female classmate.
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If your child has sent a nude, what steps should you take and what support can you expect from local agencies? Our experts provide insight on this and more about the law, sexting and tips to manage the situation. Most schools will make a judgement on whether to involve outside agencies such as the police but it is important that parents are involved in the discussions and whether support, further education or punishment is most appropriate. Each sexting incident is different and it is important that schools deal with them appropriately on a case by case basis.
Welsh said. On Thursday night, separate community meetings were held for parents of football players and parents of other students to address the scandal, which has shocked this quiet, semirural community of 16, The team was forced to forfeit its final game of the season. Because it is a felony to possess or distribute child pornography, the charges could be serious. But because most of the people at fault are themselves minors and, in some cases, took pictures of themselves and sent them to others, law enforcement officials are at a loss as to how to proceed. Students at the school described a competitive point system that classmates used to accrue photographs. Different point values were assigned to different students. Students who collected naked photographs gained points by adding these desirable children to their collections. Wolfgang said. Graham said by telephone.