Ruth Attfield, the Diocesan Safeguarding Co-ordinator draws our attention to an online Safeguarding concern regarding the popular computer game Avakin Life

The INEQE Safeguarding Group have brought to our attention that their online safeguarding experts have reviewed and tested the computer game Avakin Life and discovered a number of potential risks to young people.  The major risk is that users can easily access children and young people online via private and public chats.

2 million people currently use the platform, with half a million using it every day.  Once a user has kitted out their character, they can embark on ‘endless adventures’ in what the company says is ‘a world with no limits’ …  CLICK HERE to read more

 

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