A lot of these young people will then go on to share these images with someone they know. These figures, suggest that sharing self-generated sexual images has become just another way for young people to express their sexual selves. Sending a naked selfie can be a criminal offence — but not many teenagers know this
Because technically even though the age of consent is 16, the age for distributing indecent images is In Canada, such a photo would only be illegal if it amounted to child pornography . So, for example, teen A could send a nude photo of themselves to teen B.