Roblox was founded more than a decade ago but in recent years has ramped up its global presence and accessibility on various devices, with its developers today claiming 44 million active players.
The Lebanese public has long had a strong sense of entitlement to freedom of expression and freedom of the press, particularly in comparison to many countries in the region, although in reality some of these freedoms have been curbed.
The introduction of the internet to the country in 1991 has furthered this sense while offering even more channels for Lebanese to express themselves and protest any attempt to curb their freedoms. At the same time, the problems that plague traditional media also shape and influence new media and communication technologies, such as sectarian divisions, partisanship, the vague legal environment, and the poor state of infrastructure.
There were many unconfirmed reports surrounding attempts by the government to censor or even force the closure of online discussion forums and social media groups that expressed political criticism.
As the parliamentary committee on media and telecommunications continues to engage in confidential discussions in drafting a new media law, Lebanese continue to deal with the chaotic, confusing and somewhat restrictive legal environment of the country.
Parents are being reminded to pre-vet every app their young children download amid renewed concerns that virtual reality gaming is exposing minors to sexual advances.
The US-developed game Roblox received global attention this month after a British father decided to check out what his sons were playing on their mobile device.- Your subscription automatically renews for the same amount as your original subscription, unless auto-renew is turned off at least 24 hours before the end of the current subscription period.- Your account will be charged for renewal within 24 hours prior to the end of the current subscription period.- You can manage your subscription and switch off auto-renewal at any time by accessing your i Tunes Account Settings after purchase.- You cannot cancel the current subscription during the active subscription period.Courtney Greene, 20, was a victim of sexual assault when she was in high school.She was afraid to tell anyone at first but is now sharing her story in hopes it can help other victims.They will only tell you sunshine and happiness."Ms Mc Lean said parents should maintain an "open conversation" with their children about what games they were playing and downloading.