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Send Nudes: Sexting Persists Despite Being Considered Sex Offense in the Netherlands Culture Featured 

Send Nudes: Sexting Persists Despite Being Considered Sex Offense in the Netherlands

World (Sputnik) – A poll of Dutch girls has found 25 percent have sent nude photos of themselves to a partner, and seven in 10 did not regret the experience – suggesting respondents were unaware of (or unfazed by) the risk of recipients sharing their intimate snaps with others. In all, 3,000 teens from the Netherlands took part in the survey. Social media such as WhatsApp was the most popular means of disseminating saucy selfies, with 20 percent having dispatched snaps via such platforms. Videos were less popular, with only six percent having sent one. Commenting, Hanneke de Graaf, Researcher at sexual health foundation Rutgers, said sending nude Read More

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Selfie Mania Triggers a Wave of ‘Killfies’ in India Technology 

Selfie Mania Triggers a Wave of ‘Killfies’ in India

India (Sputnik) – India remains the leading country with the highest number of selfie-related deaths, followed by Pakistan, the United States and Russia, according to a study conducted by Carnegie Mellon University. Nisha Khanna, a psychologist from India, told Sputnik that selfie addiction requires professional help. The photo phenomenon caught people’s attention worldwide and, voila, the selfie was born. Now, three years later in India, the selfie has transmogrified bizarrely into the ‘killfie’. The word may sound unwieldy and macabre but many Indians have paid with their lives in their pursuit of the perfect and zany selfie. Hence, ‘killfie’. In the most recent case, a 15-year-old Read More

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