Share this article via email Share this article via sms Share this article via flipboard Copy link The woman, who only gave her name as Peggy, said she was watching her daughter play the game Roblox when the incident occurred. She immediately took the game away from the girl then explored what was happening so that she could warn other parents. Roblox Roblox is a multi-player online game and is user-generated. Advertisement Advertisement Gamers are not only able to join games which have all been created by users but also create their own adventures.
It has virtual currency, known as Robux, which can be used on the site to buy things such as cool accessories, gear, shirts or limited items. A spokesman for the company said: Roblox games, which can be built from millions of building blocks, can be vast. Safety is always our top priority and we are continually working to evolve our policies and processes to ensure they are as robust as possible.
A post shared by Roblox Corporation roblox on Jul 11, at 1: Players have their own world which they can customise and access to their own gear which includes weaponry, musical instruments, power-ups and transport. You can trade your limited items with other players. A post shared by Roblox Corporation roblox on Jun 7, at 1: The characters look a little like a cross between Lego figures and Steve from Minecraft which they are able to adapt to their own tastes.
They can interact with each other and team up on games or go solo. The catalogue of clothing, accessories and skills means you will continually be bugged to buy Robux for them to purchase their coveted items. Advertisement Can people contact my child on Roblox? Roblox filter the chats and posts of children aged 12 and under for inappropriate content and stops them from sending personal information.
All players can limit or block other accounts from communicating with them. How can I keep my kids safe on Roblox? Roblox It is always a good idea to get to know what games and apps your children is playing and how they work. Parents are also able to see the history of the account including what games etc their child has created, private message history, friends and followers as well as trading and purchasing history.
Accounts can also use two-step verification and players can block users and report abuse. Extra features were introduced in March this year to enhance child safety. Roblox said it introduced: For more information on how to keep your child safe on Roblox, click here.