The former rugby league star said the disturbing messages in the virtual world “turned his stomach”. —>
(KidSpot.au) A mortified dad has expressed serious concerns over an online game – aimed at children – which allows strangers to contact and communicate with young kids.
Roblox, which markets itself as a gaming site for kids and teens, invites children into a virtual world to “create adventures, play games, role play and learn with their friends”.
It has more than 30 million unique monthly users – predominantly kids.
Dad Iain Morrison wants the chat facility on the site removed as it allows strangers to message kids directly.
The former rugby league player for Hull, England, claims the game – targeted at children aged 8 to 12 – is being used by adults to groom vulnerable youngsters after finding vile messages from a predator in the iPad game used by his eight-year-old son.