Help them understand that they may be committing a criminal offence when taking and/or sharing sexual images of themselves or others who are minors. Creating and/or distributing sexual images with minors may constitute the production and/or distribution of child sexual abuse material.
As an adult, be very cautious if you have intercepted any content that may constitute child pornography. Do not interact with the information, forward or share it in any way. Immediately seek guidance from your local police.
Parents need to discuss the consequences of a negative digital reputation with their children. In order to protect their reputation, both online and offline, young people need to consider how they manage their own and others’ messages and images.