"The sexts are currency," explains Hanna Rosin. Teenage girls told Rosin boys collect the photos like "baseball cards or Pokemon cards." iStockphoto hide caption

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'Why Kids Sext' Describes Nude Photos As 'Social Currency' Among Teens

Teenage girls explained to writer Hanna Rosin that boys collect sexts like baseball cards or Pokemon cards. "There's so much free porn out there that these pictures serve a different role," she says.

"The sexts are currency," explains Hanna Rosin. Teenage girls told Rosin boys collect the photos like "baseball cards or Pokemon cards." iStockphoto hide caption

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'Why Kids Sext' Describes Nude Photos As 'Social Currency' Among Teens

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