‘Roblox’ introduces age verification as an opt-in service

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The platform’s upcoming voice chat system will require age verification

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Roblox Corporation is launching a new age verification system for its game creation platform roblox, starting today (September 21).

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The massively popular game platform has about 200 million users every month, about 50 percent of whom are over the age of 13, as of the second quarter of 2021. official title Company.

In light of the community’s continued expansion, senior product manager Chris Ashton Chen wrote, “We want to make sure everyone can express themselves in a safe and respectful way. Being confident in the user’s age and identity is about Metaverse safety and civility.” We are always developing new and innovative ways to do this while respecting the privacy of users.”

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Age Verification is an opt-in service that is being rolled out gradually to all users, which means not everyone will have the option right away. The Service is designed to allow age-appropriate communication, as part of robloxIts new voice chat system, Spatial Voice, will be available in early access only to users who are verified as being at least 13 years old.

The new system also offers new workflows and features for developers and creators. Also developers and creators can use identity verification when looking for collaborators to ensure that experiences are age-appropriate. roblox Forum. Having Verified Status means that the community will know that a developer or creator is who they say they are.

Age verification requires an ID document check, which corresponds to a selfie that has been checked with “Liveness” (so that it is not just a capture of a still image) and “Similarity”.

Roblox. credit: Roblox Corporation

“Age Verification is a major milestone in our long-term vision of building a trusted, fun and citizen platform for all,” Chen continued. “As part of that vision, we will continue to work on seamless ways to verify a user’s age, while always respecting user privacy.”

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“Over time, we will create new and innovative solutions for users to easily and securely maintain and protect their identity on the Roblox platform, unlock new and immersive social capabilities, and create and enjoy amazing experiences together. Will continue to offer methods.”

elsewhere, FINAL FANTASY XIV Players can now become a mime with a new elaborate gesture.

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