However, that does not mean that adults can freely engage in sexting.
There are circumstances under which sexting by adults could result in criminal charges.
Sexting is the sharing of nude or sexually explicit messages or photos, usually by cell phone or some other electronic device or means.
To help you stay safe, chats are anonymous unless you tell someone who you are (not suggested! Predators have been known to use Omegle, so please be careful.
If you prefer, you can add your interests, and Omegle will look for someone who's into some of the same things as you instead of someone completely random.
For example, one young man was charged with possessing child pornography because he had on his cell phone nude photos of his 16-year-old live-in girlfriend, who was also the mother of his child.
Similarly, in many states it is also a crime to ask a child under the age of 18 to share a nude photo of him or herself (this is sometimes called child enticement) – even if the child is really a law enforcement officer posing as a child as part of a sting operation.
In many states, it is illegal to share with children anything obscene or sexual in nature.