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.That's one of the features of this game."I think this is a very important warning for parents to not [just] look at the app or game developer's website.Users self-monitor the chat, meaning most of the offensive language is never reported.
Australian cyber safety expert Susan Mc Lean told ABC Radio Darwin the news report came as "no surprise".
A 24-year-old San Diego man is accused of trying to lure an 11-year-old girl he’d met online for sex, according to charges unsealed Tuesday in federal court.
Miguel Cervantes remains in custody pending a detention hearing Friday, when a prosecutor is expected to argue that he is a danger to the community and flight risk.
Cervantes and the victim met March 16 on Candid, an app that allows chats between anonymous users.
Texts, short videos and photos can also be sent between users.
Kids love it, but if there was something better, they would probably go for that instead.