Sextortion is defined as kids being blackmailed into something sexual they don’t want to do.
This term was completely new to me walking into last week’s Wired Safety Summit and if this is the first time you’re hearing of it, you’re not alone. A quick Google search yields only 7 results and not even a Wikipedia entry yet but it’s definitely a term to keep on your radar.
Leticia is a DC Metro area dwelling mom of 2 and former teacher with an background in classroom technology integration & school administration. She is a family internet safety and security expert, social media consultant, columnist on The LeapFrog Community and Mom Blog Magazine, dog owner, and an avid gardener.