The government claims they'll help the police tackle it but critics argue the rules are a threat to free speech. They cover everything from trolling to sexting and revenge porn - as well as crimes you might not have heard of like virtual mobbing and doxxing.
Guidelines aren't always easy to understand and phrases like "grossly offensive" can seem pretty vague. So we called on pute Iain Wilson, an expert in online abuse, to explain where the lines have been drawn. What's changed?
The first thing to remember, Iain explains, is that the law hasn't actually changed. She also suggests that you could describe a dream.
Again, start by thinking of sexting as a bit of virtual foreplay to the in-person fun. Find a specific source of inspiration. What that idea inspires is up to you.
It could be a photo or it could be a text. But since sending nude or suggestive photos can make someone feel especially vulnerable, texting words often is the easiest way to start.
But Engle says to be on the lookout for partners who respond with just emojis or one-word answers to your sexts. To get them engaged, she suggests using positive affirmations to build up your partners confidence. This can come seting describing a past experience or a fantasy, or a body part of theirs that you love.
Get creative with adjectives, emojis, voice memos and even gifs. With lists of adjectives, nouns and verbs, the worksheet functions like a sexy version of Mad Libs. She notes that adjectives are especially key — the more you use, the steamier the sext will be.