Its website states there are existing chat filters, with those logged in as being under the age of 12 placed under a "restricted chat" function to protect their wellbeing and safety.
But Ms Mc Lean said concerns about Roblox highlighted a broader issue."Any app or platform or game that allows two-way interaction between your child and another player is going to have predators on it," she said."And then the risk ramps up when you can have chat.
You will find there different kind of personalities: wealthy businessmen, hot girls, married women, lesbians, gays, addictive role play gamers, charming ladies, student teenagers, friendly foreigners, single asians, black people, caucasians, etc.
Roblox was founded more than a decade ago but in recent years has ramped up its global presence and accessibility on various devices, with its developers today claiming 44 million active players.
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The US-developed game Roblox received global attention this month after a British father decided to check out what his sons were playing on their mobile device.
The game lets players explore imaginary worlds and allows them to interact with other users over a chat function."I was asked to lay down on top of them and they started with sexual movements," father Iain Morrison told the media about his time on Roblox.