(Urban Dictionary) - the act of text messaging someone in the hopes of having a sexual encounter with them later; initially casual, transitioning into highly suggestive and even sexually explicit.
- James Michael Evans, a former Bozeman (Montana) High track coach was accused of sending sexually explicit text and photo messages to female students.
- Jenn Sterger, a former New York Jets employee, was a victim of sexting by former Jets quarterback Brett Favre, who now plays for the NFL. The matter is still under investigation by the NFL.
- A police officer in Darke County Ohio was fired for violating the department's policy on "sexting."
- Prince William County (Maryland) police have arrested a football coach at Stonewall Jackson High School, saying he sent lewd messages to a 16-year-old female student. Police said 42-year-old William Dignan sent numerous sexual messages to the girl by phone and by e-mail.