The Associations Between Adolescents' Consumption of Pornography and Music Videos and Their Sexting Behavior

@article{Ouytsel2014TheAB,
  title={The Associations Between Adolescents' Consumption of Pornography and Music Videos and Their Sexting Behavior},
  author={Joris Van Ouytsel and Koen Ponnet and Michel Walrave},
  journal={Cyberpsychology, behavior and social networking},
  year={2014},
  volume={17 12},
  pages={
          772-8
        }
}
Several scholars have argued that adolescents' sexting behavior might be influenced by their media use. However, to date, empirical evidence of the link between media socialization and engagement in sexting behavior remains scarce. The purpose of this study was to investigate whether music video and pornography consumption are able to predict a range of sexting behaviors among a sample of 329 adolescents with a mean age of 16.71 years (SD=0.74). The results demonstrate that sexting behaviors… 

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