Teenagers may be curious and want to explore sex safely, by avoiding a real person and possible STI infections.
Adults may see Cybersex as an extension to their sexuality, when sharing their sexual fantasies with like-minded others.
In recent years, Internet-Sex Addiction or Machine Enhanced Sexual Addiction, is increasing as more people access the Internet.
The quality of sexual stimulation depends on the participants’ ability to evoke vivid and arousing mental pictures in the minds of their partners.
The most common Internet-sex locations are sex-chat-rooms, email, social media, websites, and instant messenger systems.
Internet-sex or cybersex is a virtual sex encounter between two or more participants, who connect via Computer, Smart-Phone, i-Pad, Tablet, or Social Media, and engage in exchanging messages with explicit sexual content, featuring sexual fantasies and virtual sexual role-play.
Internet-sex participants may, or may not, include real-life masturbation.