Scammers in — where else? — South Florida are extorting strangers they meet through online dating sites, Local10 reports. The scammers are allegedly meeting people online at the extremely high-tech and fancy mbuzzy.com (pictured at left), then asking them to send nude photos. Do they not have Tinder down south yet? Read More
Sext and the City Jail
Now, the Kenyan government has taken slut-shaming to a whole new level. In Kenya, grown-ass men and women can now be thrown in jail for up to three months for sexting.
“Sexting or sending obscene messages could land you in prison,” Kenyan daily newspaper The Star reports on its website. “This is according to Christopher Wambua from the communications authority from Kenya.” Read More
Sexting is a new phenomenon, and some parents are treating it the way adults throughout history have treated the fact that some teens have sex lives–by freaking out and punishing young people with slut-shaming and teen sex witch hunts.
A report from USA Today says that cops in Prattville, Ala., deal with “a sexting-related issue” about once every two weeks, which means, yes, parents are actually bothering the cops with this issue. Read More
It’s the stuff nightmares are made of. You finally wrack up the nerve to send that sultry message to your lover via text, only to discover that you accidentally sent it to everyone in your address book. For 24-year-old swimming teacher Craig Evans, this wasn’t a nightmare–it actually happened. Unluckiest dude ever? Read More