Our desire to connect is primal, but our daily lives are often physically disconnected. When nude photos of Jennifer Lawrence and other celebrities were stolen from Apple's iCloud and leaked online, the online privacy debate went viral.
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The incident also highlighted how popular the practice is: Sending racy texts, nude photos or explicit videos is most common among the age group, with 70 percent saying they've received such a idol japan porn. Adults the risks so obvious, why do people do it? Basic human instincts, experts said.
Our desire to connect is primal, but our daily lives are often physically disconnected, said Dara Greenwood, an nude professor of psychology at Vassar who studies mass media's impact on our perceptions of ourselves.
Combined with the capabilities photos today's technology, the selfie seemed inevitable the naked selfie is an even more loaded phenomenon, she said. In some basic sense, we take selfies because we can.
Life and love consultant Emily Straubel agrees, and says that sexting can be a positive method of expressing sexuality in relationships -- as long as a quick discussion of ground rules is established first. Base human traits are the motivation.