made a surprise move last week and shut down its user-created chatrooms.the company made the move when it was discovered that the online forums were being used by sexual predators to prey on underaged children.we took immediate action to see that they were withdrawn.” chatooms that yahoo!manages and monitors are still available for users to access, but users can no longer set up their own. spokesperson, “we began implementing the changes to yahoo! isps have a responsibility to the community, and it's good yahoo! i hope the other shoe falls on the twisted individuals who were making the solicitations., as clients such as pepsi and state farm pulled their advertising due to the issue.
i don't know about you, but when i have kids, i want to be with them every step of the way…surf the net by all means, chat with your friends on msn, but you don't need to go talking to strangers. how many children are coaxed from their families by these individuals, to never be seen again.i have told both girls that sick old men pretend to be boys and no one needs to talk to you about sex.i have to say, i have used the quiz rooms on some sites and apart from the fact my pc is slow – its harmless fun. my oldest daughter will be 11 in september and yes, i do my darndest to preach that men are selfish pigs out there and there are predators. – by the toad“i do my darndest to preach that men are selfish pigs “ so you are rasing a man hater, i am sure men will apreciate that once she is old enough to have a relationship.as reported by a houston, texas tv station, men were posting sexually explicit photographs while chatting about sex with underaged girls.once the news hit the air, the heat started beating down on yahoo!i find it hard that people can actually set up a room for children and leave it unmoderated unattended while predator's expose them to bad enough when adults act like children in adult chat but exposing children to things they shouldn't i think yahoo!