In September 2010, Planned Parenthood Federation of America launched a text and IM program designed to provide immediate answers to urgent sexual and reproductive health questions from a reliable and confidential source and to link young people to sexual and reproductive health services if needed.
To assess whether this program is successful in reaching the target population, whether user characteristics vary by mode (IM vs text), and whether mode is associated with reaching individuals with high levels of worry or reducing worry postchat.
In-person sexuality education programs are helpful, but they are unlikely to rapidly accommodate teens and young adults in a moment of crisis.
Evidence suggests that technologies such as instant messaging (IM) and text messaging may be effective ways to provide teens and young adults with sexual and reproductive health information.
noted after it uncovered the first trove of messages in January, Kilpatrick got in trouble because he used a government-issued Sky Tel pager.
Sky Tel—which does much of its business through government and corporate contracts—offers message archiving as one of its key features.
If you know or should have known that a person was a minor and you knowingly sent him or her explicit or obscene matter, you are in violation of California Penal If the prosecution is able to prove these four things, you could be facing severe consequences.
A violation of California Penal Code Section 288.2 is a “wobbler.” This means that it can be charged either as a felony or a misdemeanor depending on the facts of your case and your criminal record.
A total of 32,589 conversations occurred during the program’s first year.
According to Fox News in Detroit, Eric and Vaquita Williams’s daughter was using the app called Tango when the incident began., videos and pictures with anyone who has downloaded the app.
The concerned parents say their daughter began receiving sexually disturbing voice and video messages from a user named “Abiya Aditya Kumar.” After they told him he was messaging a 10-year-old’s phone, he continued sending inappropriate messages.
The mayor himself had reauthorized a directive noting that even deleted electronic communications sent and received by government employees would be stored automatically, although the memo did not explicitly mention text messages.
But even if your deleted text messages are off your carrier's server, they may not be gone forever.