The trouble with Roblox, the video game empire built on child labour

Young developers on the platform used by many millions of children claim they have been financially exploited, threatened with dismissal and sexually harassed

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Hasnain says:

For all the great things I see and hear about Roblox, this is really worrying. The abuse happening on platform is sad and I hope they do more to fix it.

“For Anna, success had an unfathomable, life-changing impact. At 16 her monthly income somehow exceeded her parents’ combined salaries. She calculated that she was on course to earn $300,000 in a year, a salary equivalent to that of a highly experienced Google programmer. Anna cancelled her plans to go to college”

Posted on 2022-01-10T05:22:30+0000