But behind every headline is a real girl. We cannot simply walk away and turn off our computers. The large gathering of boys made me incredibly nervous and I found myself avoiding eye contact with every guy in the room. With the pace at which technology is advancing, including developments such as customised virtual reality pornography or AI-generated face-swap porn, this need is only becoming more urgent. On it were more than 40 images of other girls at my school, collected throughout the years. My investigation came to an abrupt halt one evening when I was told that my nudes were originally on a larger online document that had been shared with even more boys. As I received the news, my boyfriend, who still says he never shared the pictures, told me he was desperately attempting to track down the source of the leak.
One showed my stomach and my bare chest and the other was a long mirror shot of me topless, with my face on full display.
Self Shot Pics
It was a close-knit community, the school I grew up in and often returned to — a place that until then had been full of only fond memories. The large gathering of boys made me incredibly nervous and I found myself avoiding eye contact with every guy in the room. I was even smiling — a gesture made for the eyes of my then long-distance boyfriend, to whom I had sent them via Facebook. I guess this is something I will just have to learn to live with. So, as time went on and our feelings grew stronger, I warmed up to the idea of sending him some sexy shots. Stories of online bullying, body shaming and teen suicides are reported on a regular basis.