Many are eager to be on the same wavelength as their 20-something counterparts, and the prospect of meeting someone outside their social circle is exciting.
The young woman who exchanged the texts with Justin Ross Harris testified Friday that he asked for a photograph of her breasts, and she sent him one in reply, on the afternoon of June 18, 2014.
Harris' 22-month-old son Cooper was found dead just a few hours later in Harris' SUV.
Unless you're single, you might not be familiar with dating apps such as Tinder, where users can quickly swipe through prospective dates.
But it's likely your teen knows all about these apps -- even though they're mostly designed for adults.
Harris, 34, is charged with murder in the death of his 22-month-old son, Cooper.
Harris is charged with murder as well as disseminating harmful material to a minor and criminal attempt to commit sexual exploitation of a minor, offenses dealing with the sexual texts.The witness said she was 16 and 17 during the months she and Harris exchanged sexual banter and photos online.