Sex chat between teenagers

22 Jul

Law enforcement has to keep up with the changes in technology to stay on top of it – and the parents do also.

There are a number of online resources for parents to learn the slang being used, but it's important to remember that there's no one dictionary.

ASKfm has a Safety Center to “empower users with the information, guidance and tools they need to navigate safely and enjoy the service.” Watch this Safe Smart Social video to learn more.

An i OS app that is used if you don’t want anyone to know that you downloaded a privacy app.

But what if we told you that is text code for ecstasy?

And a message that says, "Has anyone seen Tina" …that's code for meth. "I want a quart of Ben and Jerry's" actually refers to the drug Ice. Police first started noticing coded messages among drug dealers and college students as far back as 2006.

The icon is disguised as “My Utilities,” so no one will ever guess there are private photos tucked away in your phone.

Includes stories from Slender Man, a fictional character that inspired two 12-year-old Wisconsin girls to stab and nearly kill a friend.

It is not uncommon for teenagers to try drugs or drink alcohol in their teenage years.

For some they may experiment and make the positive choice not to participate but, there are also those who become dependent on drugs or alcohol.

If you would like support and advice, you can talk to one of our Family Support Workers by calling our confidential helpline on 08.

You can also share experiences and advice with other parents on our Forums.