[caption id="attachment_27153" align="alignleft" width="150" caption="Virtual worlds like Second Life offer educational benefits, but also adult content."]Virtual worlds like Second Life offer educational benefits, but also adult content.[/caption]

Minors are able to access explicit content in virtual worlds without much difficulty, and the operators of those virtual worlds should take steps to keep that content away from children and teenagers, according to a new report from the Federal Trade Commission (FTC).

"Virtual Worlds and Kids: Mapping the Risks," also urges parents to familiarize themselves with the virtual worlds their children visit.

According to the findings, although...

Subscribe to Read More

Are You an Educator?

Get Free online access to all our news and resources