By Sam Mcevoy For Mailonline. Thousands of British teenagers are selling their own naked pictures and videos online — making ridiculous sums of money each month in the process, an investigation has found. The use of social media websites like Twitter and Snapchat are also being used to help boost and promote profiles in a bid to earn more cash while making the most successful on the site millionaires in no time. One user named Lauren, from Northamptonshire, spoke to the BBC to reveal how she went on to become one of the British-based website's top earners in the world in a short period of time.
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The journalists at BuzzFeed News are proud to bring you trustworthy and relevant reporting about the coronavirus. To help keep this news free, become a member and sign up for our newsletter, Outbreak Today. It took a global pandemic to motivate Alicia to send a naked photograph of herself to a friend. The US-based college student had sent nudes in the past, but only to her partner when she was in a relationship. Now single, Alicia was stuck in quarantine and wanted some validation. I was happy. Alicia is not alone.
Thousands of British teens are selling their own nude photos and videos on social media
Young Australians are peppered with advice and threats over the dangers of sending explicit images of themselves. But experts say both the law and the curriculum is lagging behind experience, and too often girls take the blame and face the shame. When Erin was 17, she went along to a seminar with her year 11 class where she was told not to photograph herself naked — and definitely not to send such a picture to someone else.