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Teen Girls And Social Media: A Story Of 'Secret Lives' And Misogyny

Social media and dating apps are putting unprecedented pressures on America's teen girls, author Nancy Jo Sales says. Her new book, American Girls, opens with a story about one 13-year-old who received an Instagram request for "noodz" [nude photos] from a boy she didn't know very well.

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Other segments from the episode on February 29, 2016

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, February 29, 2016: Interview with Nancy Jo Sales; interview with Victor Lavalle.

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