Warning!!! This article contains text and images of a sexual nature
Shocking news for all parents these days.
In the Roblox game, there is a group has gathered around a couple openly having sex, watching and occasionally commenting.
One man is wearing a Nazi uniform.
Sadly, this is happen on a children’s gaming platform.
It’s one of the most popular children’s games in the world.
The exact figures are a little hazy, but in 2020 Roblox told Bloomberg that two-thirds of all US children between the ages of nine and 12, use the game.
Roblox allows users to create and play games together.
It’s a way to connect, in real time, with other people in a digital world.
Players can build games, using the developer tools which the platform provides.
Moreover, players can create or generate anything as they want.
In the same way, it’s a wildly successful business model, but it also comes with problems.
As cited in BBC News, Roblox sex games are commonly referred to on the platform as “condos”.
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They’re spaces, generated by users, where people can talk about sex – and where their avatars can have virtual sex.
In these games, Roblox’s rules are throw out of the window.
Accordingly, these condos are not games you would stumble on.
You would need to actively search for them.
“Roblox is a platform that is very popular among children, and allows children under 13, so it has a special responsibility to protect its users.” Mr Magid said.
This things truly dangerous for all parents and children.
Much of words in the is inappropriate for all children.
Roblox claim to the BBC that they have ‘Parental Control’ tools, “that can be used to restrict who children interact with and which experiences they can access”.
Even so, it also need more concern because not all parents are tech-savvy enough to know about these safeguards.