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People have also been increasingly targeted by spammers posting hundreds of messages and inappropriate web addresses to chatrooms.Many have been "mining" rooms for data, finding out users' e-mail addresses to build spam lists. MSN has acknowledged that some chatters will not be happy about the move.
The app works pretty smoothly can be called as one of the tinder like apps."We have seen cases where under-16s have been approached by people pretending to be same age, but who are grown adults trying to solicit young people for abusive contact," Mr Whittingham explained.He added that, although most messages in chatrooms were not inappropriate, a "small minority" had spoilt chat for people of all ages.Microsoft's internet service MSN is to cut back drastically its chatroom services because of concerns about child safety, it said.MSN is closing all its chatrooms in Europe, the Middle East, Latin America and most of Asia from 14 October, and changing the way others are operated globally.You can find new people by using the search widget at the top.
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"As a responsible leader we feel it necessary to make these changes because online chat services are increasingly being misused," it said.
Children's charities welcomed the move as "momentous" and said they saw it as a big step towards protecting young web users, but some have criticised the decision.
Abusive contact Internet service provider Lycos has branded the action as "irresponsible" and fear children will move to other unmoderated chatrooms on the net.
Some have suggested that MSN may have economic reasons for closing down their chatrooms.
People need to ask permission to be a "buddy" and they need to know the user's e-mail address to make a request, which means most children only have "buddies" who they know outside the internet.