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Slut Shaming: Parents Should Stop Teen’s Displaying Their Sexual Life on Social World

Posted on the 16 November 2018 by Ruby Mariah @rubymariah22

Slut Shaming Parents should stop teen’s displaying their sexual life on social worldSlut shaming is the term that has been utilized as the modern equivalent of the scarlet letter. Digitally you can define this terms when someone uses someone’s photos, videos, and private information in order to label the target person as promiscuous or provocative. Especially in the current time and on the social world, people use the term slut-shaming for teens by sharing their private sexual life display on social media apps. There is the number of cases has been reported about slut-shaming activities. Most of the cases were about the boys who have shared or email their young teen girlfriend’s topless photos to their male and female friends. The boy was not ashamed on his deed, but glad to have praises and appreciation from fellows. However, the law came in the move and the young boy got arrested. He, later on, revealed that I think it would be cool, but finally, the ultimate consequences have changed his statement. “I really feel sorry doing it to her, but still I don’t deserve to go jail. Porn stakeholders are doing it all day and night.

MTV & Associated Press Survey

  • Almost 18% of the young boys and girls between the ages of 14-24 have shared sexts of another person.
  • 10% said someone had sent them nude photos and videos of someone known personally
  • 13% said their female sex partner has shown hem sexting photos nit meant for their eyes.

Slut shaming: The Naked Reality

According to Temitayo Fagbenle rocky reporter

You may have seen the number of news feeds every day on social media apps such as Facebook, Instagram, and many others alike. I am talking about the photos of young girls half naked, lying on the bed along with the name of the girl shared on the social media platforms. Within a little span of time, you will be able to see thousands of likes and comments on the photos or videos.

Someone may have shared the nude photos of their girlfriend without their consent and it may happen when the victim had seen the stuff, it makes her cut her veins due to the humiliation. Apart from the self–obscenity based nude content; the people that share someone’s sexually explicit photos may suffer from humility and hate. However, most school going boys display their girlfriend’s sex life in the social world.

Forms of Slut Shaming & Hypocrisy Worldwide

It is happening these days when a young male student make photos and videos of another young female teenager student about their sexuality while having intimacy.  Later on then post it on Tumblr, Facebook and on others social media websites and apps. However, many of the boys may create the Whole Facebook page to perform a virtual slander of target teen.

Usually, young boys are known as to have sex with the girlfriends and make photos or videos with or without their consent and eventually uploaded online. However, they tagged the recorded videos and captured photos with names of the victims and let other to view and make comments online.

The world has become quite modern in terms of technology and living standards. The world as a society is typically hypocrite. The double standard is still on the rise. Young boys can walk with heads high and proudly shows their sexual conquests to teen’s fellows in real –life and as well as on digital life.

On the other hand, a girl usually falls prey to his slander and labeled as sluts, easy, loose or whore. The boys are initiators and the girls are easy perpetrators and become the victim of fun, bullying online by their fellows online and offline.

However, there is the number of pages is floating on social media websites that are filled and bound with the sexual images. These pages are dedicated to keeping the slut label alive. The pages are being run for no other purposes but to relish in coarse jokes, spreading of provocative images and delivers strong messages. It says if you are acting like a slut or dress like a slut then don’t be angry to be treated like one.

The Devastating Effects of Slut Shaming

The act of slut-shaming has serious outcomes sooner or later. It often causes young victim teens to take their lives with their own hands. You may have heard the story of Amanda Todd; she took her life since 2012. Before she has attempted suicide, posted her video on the YouTube a month before her suicide called with the caption “Struggling, bullying, suicide, self –harm”. She tells in the videos that how she flashed a man using the webcam when she was studying in 7th grade. The men display her sexuality online and share it with everyone. Moreover, she told about the incidents happened in her life about cyberbullying, stalking, and bullies beyond the school gates drover into the deep depression, self –harming, drug abuse and suicide attempt using bleach.

There are many other victims that have become the victim of the slut-shaming brutal act. The victim names are the following with their stories

The stats may not in hundreds or above but each and every single incident has their story of humiliation, mental torture, self –harm, loneliness, and thoughts of worthlessness. However, think a little deep, millions of young girls are facing the brutality of the slut shaming. They all may not attempt suicide, but they are in a deep trouble mentally and emotionally.

What Should Teens do Against Slut Shaming?

Teens should not provide ammunition to Bullies online

Teens should realize that don’t trust someone at a level where they share their private photos, videos to their lovers. They may be stalkers, sexual predators and bullies online. They should not indulge online especially in hookups and one night stand uncommitted sexual activities with anyone they don’t know in real lives. They should not let their intimate partners take or capture their photos and videos while having intimacy. They should know the place where their partner may have to hide cams to finally trap them online.

How Parents can Stop Teens to Display their Sexuality on Social Media?

Parents should aware of all the dangerous social activities of teens online and they should keep an eye on their cell phone activities. Because cell phones and gadgets connected to the internet is the root cause. Parents should set parental control on kids/teens cellphone and installed social media apps. They should get to know about the activities teens usually perform on social media. However, they should aware tweens and teens about the social media and real-life dangers in terms of stalkers, bullies online and real life and as well as about the sexual predators online.

Parents should monitor teens screen time, keep an eye on all the trendy social media accounts they have installed on their smartphone. All it is possible by using parental monitoring app on teens cell phones and gadgets. It will empower parents to track their text messages, text conversations, audio, and video calls, and shared multimedia like photos and videos. However, parents can track the GPS location of the teens having an emergency.

Conclusion:

Slut Shaming should be condemned on all real life and digital media platforms. Parents and school teachers should aware their children and students respectively about the dangers. They should also aware the young males and females that are allegedly involved in slut-shaming about the results. Moreover, young teens and tweens especially that want to capture themselves naked content should be guided not to share their personal stuff to anyone.


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