Eventually, he told her he was 23 and she told him she was 12, according to the affidavit.
Coder began asking the girl to send him nude pictures of herself and her 10-year-old sister, and the girl told police both performed sexual acts on themselves while video chatting.
Whether sexting is seen as a positive or negative experience typically rests on the basis of whether or not consent was given to share the images.
Nevertheless, Australian laws currently view under-18s as being unable to give consent to sexting, even if they meet the legal age for sexual consent.
most media coverage fixates on negative aspects of adolescent usage.
While film cameras often required a dark room to process negatives, modern camera phones can record sexually explicit images and videos in privacy.
The difference between using these applications and traditional texting is that content is transmitted over the Internet or a data plan, allowing anyone with Internet access to participate.