We have been alerted to the risk of potential grooming and abuse on the Avakin Life platform by members of our network.
Our online safeguarding experts have reviewed and tested the game, 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’.
Here’s what we know…