The Five Hidden Dangers of Roblox All Parents Need To Be Aware Of

Roblox is the most popular game in the world for children ages 5 through 12. As of August 2020, Robolox had over 164 million monthly active users. Around half of them are American children under the age of 16.

But they may be in danger of accessing content inappropriate for them, or even worse: allowing scammers to gain access to family financial information.

However, Titania Jordan, Chief Parenting Officer for Bark Technologies, recently posted a tech safety note to Instagram.

From mature content that's inappropriate for children to dangerous scams designed to prey on unsuspecting victims, Jordan says that there are five things all parents should be aware of.

Condo Games is a subculture of Roblox users that make “games” revolving around sex. Naked avatars interact in sexually suggestive ways that amount to interactive pornography.

Condo Games

As you can imagine, this is inappropriate for children. Parents must make sure they're monitoring the type of content their children are accessing in the game to protect them from being exposed to this more adult fare. 

Jordan stresses the importance of parental vigilance. Even if your kids can’t play the game, they can still watch tons of videos of Roblox on YouTube and Twitch.

Inappropriate Roblox YouTube Videos

Audio editing software allows hackers to upload an audio clip that passes the Roblox moderators. But when the sound is played in game, using an ID code, a different – bypassed – audio clip is played that is not safe for children's ears. 

Bypassed Audio Clips

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