But others apps are designed to disguise their true function.
One app looks and works like a regular calculator, but enter the correct password and a cache of hidden photos and videos appear."Teenagers and children are always going to be more tech savvy than parents no matter what the generation," CNET editor Dan Ackerman said.
The punishment of those engaged in sexting, typically defined as the sending of sexually explicit messages or images by cell phone, has varied around the United States and around the world.
Some US states have chosen to prosecute minors to the full extent of the law, resulting in severe punishment up to and including the requirement to register as a sex offender for life.
I thought we might have to work that out and get to a good place first, where the power dynamics don't feel off.
It kinda doesn't have to -- the quest itself is the thrilling part.
Some categorize the practice of sexting as youthful risk taking, others define it as modern day flirting and there are others that believe it to be a felony.
Worse, what if flirting too early caused some romance options to close down the line?
I didn't even know these people yet, I can't just start flirting with them, I thought.