At the same time, more city teens are just saying no to sex, booze and tobacco.
The rate in the city is a significant 14 points lower than the national average of 41.2 percent.
Only 20.9 percent of city kids said they had drunk alcohol in the prior 30 days, down from 24.7 percent in 2013 and 41.8 percent in 2001.
We remove all instances of intimate content when we become aware of it, and use image-matching technology to prevent resharing of the image on our platforms.” One woman commented on Brien’s post along with a screenshot of an apology from someone she claims is the person who shared the disgusting post.
She said the purported perpetrator has changed his name and profile images.
You’ll read an article about ‘sexting rings’ but what these articles miss is that it’s not at just one school. It’s become so common.” Other aspects of teen culture Sales discusses in the book: slut pages, where nude photos of a girl, originally sent to one boy, are distributed to others — i.e., a sexting ring — and then posted on Instagram accounts like “[Name of School] Hotties” or “[Name of Town] Hos” for everyone to view and comment on, often dismissively.
This is typically followed by a kind of schoolwide shaming (of the girl — never the boy) that calls to mind the tarring and feathering of Puritan New England, as was with a case from Boca Raton, Fla., which Sales details in the book.
Even though we know teens have a social life that frequently doesn't include adult supervision, the oft-sudden realization that they may be hiding such an important part of their lives can be a startling wake-up call.
Just as a teenager's life gets more complicated, the stakes get higher: heartbreak, STDs, and pregnancy become immediate risks.
(His screenshot censored the woman, but still showed the naked man on top of her.) The post has since gone viral.
“Men’s groups can be a great help to plenty of people going through tough times,” Brien wrote, “but ‘banter’ is no excuse for this sort of behavior.” He added that Facebook’s response was “beyond a joke” and the images remain in the group.
” and “This man has been to war and earned his stripes.” The incident came to light after Hayden Brien, a member of the group, reported the images to Facebook.