The former Hull rugby player, Iain Morrison, was horrified to see messages pop up within 15 minutes of starting up his son’s i Pad when he decided to check out the “seemingly innocent” game after reading an article online.
The game is aimed at children between 8 and 12 years old and is dubbed as the new Minecraft but, as with many of these games, it is being used by adults attempting to meet up with children.
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In response to his Facebook post, many parents have shared similar experiences, with some even posting video evidence of this in the game.
Many parents believe that the app should be completely removed from a child’s device, especially if they’re very young.
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They said ‘you look cute’ and ‘you look sexy.’ It was just sickening reading all the comments that popped up.
My kids were completely oblivious as to what the words and stuff meant.” Morrison has now deleted the app from his sons (aged 8 and 11) i Pad’s and has urged other parents to do the same.
Roblox is a 3D multiplayer experience starting with an avatar, a plot of virtual real estate and a tool box to start building.
From there, players are free to roam a “safe, moderated place to meet, play, chat and collaborate on creative projects.” Rob lox brands itself as a way “to create adventures, play games, role-play and learn with friends.” The game is hugely popular with kids and teens, with 44 million monthly active users in December, according to the company.
I have spoken to the owner to understand what has happened and what actions have been taken.