The sexting secrets of generation Z revealed: nearly 40 percent of young people admit to sending nude photos of themselves
- The ninth annual Singles in America survey found that 38 percent of young singles between the ages of 18-22 sent an X-rated image of themselves
- More than half of the singles received a sexy snapshot and 44 percent of the young men shared an image of their naughty bits
- For comparison: only 25 percent of Gen Xers admitted to sharing nude images
- Of the baby boomers, only 11 percent said they had participated in sexting
Middle-aged Americans born after 2001 are not shy when it comes to sending naked photos of themselves, according to a new study.
The ninth annual Singles in America survey, funded by the dating app Match, was conducted by more than 5,000 single men and women in the US.
It turned out that 38 percent of young singles between the ages of 18-22 years have sent an X-rated image of themselves – most of every age group.
The ninth annual Singles in America survey found that 38 percent of young singles between the ages of 18-22 sent an X-rated image of themselves
According to the research results, more than half of the singles received a sexy snapshot and 44 percent of the young men shared an image that specifically shows their genitals.
Millennials – born between 1981 and 1996 – were not far behind in the sexting department, with 37 percent admitting sharing a nude photo with someone.
Sexting was considerably less popular among those belonging to Generation X, who are currently in the late 40s and 50s, with only about 25 percent saying they have shared images of their naughty bits with others.
Of the baby boomers, only 11 percent of respondents admitted to participating in digital exhibitionism.
Older single persons of the Greatest Generation were the most reluctant in any age group to disclose their private individuals, with only 3 percent admitting to do the deed.
Forty-four percent of young men have shared an image of their private individuals, research says
The recipients of generous selfies were the participants of Gen Z and Millennial survey, with 52 and 51 respectively, followed by Gen X & # 39; s in the far third with 42 percent.
Only 20 percent of the baby boomers said they had received naked photos from others, followed by photos from their parents' generation with 12 percent.
More women than men in all generation groups said they were asked to send naked photos, 44 percent compared to 39 percent, with Gen Z once again leading the way.
The survey also revealed some & # 39; catfishing & # 39; behavior among singles, with 23 percent of young people admitting to send a nude photo of someone else and pretending it was them.
Gen Z and Millennial responders also seemed to be the least discreet, with 24 percent sharing the first and 20 percent of the last nude photos they shared with others.
For singles between 18-22, the Snapchat app was the preferred forum for sending nude photos, compared to older users who clung to old-school text messages.
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