Myspacesocial networking Web site owned by online advertising company Specific Media and singer Justin Timberlake and headquartered in Beverly HillsCalif. Members must be at least 13 years old, and the profiles of members younger than 16 cannot be viewed by members older than 18, in order to reduce access by potential sexual predators. It quickly distinguished itself from established social networking sites by allowing—and in fact encouraging—musical artists to use the site to promote themselves, earning Myspace a hip cachet and making it a favoured destination site for youth.
MySpace has million users. Adults use it to keep track of friends, but many users are teenagers. Some of the teens we came across on MySpace give out personal information, lie about their ages, and post inappropriate pictures that could lure the wrong person.
Thursday, February 5, On February 4, in an attempt to keep MySpace safe for young users, MySpace officials stated that they have removed 90, sex offender accounts from their website. The social networking site admitted this is double what they anticipated last year.
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New York-based internet security consultancy Sentinel used a database containing the details of more thanregistered sex offenders to target and remove relevant individuals. The move is part of an initiative to make the site safer for consumers. Other features will include more sophisticated ways of verifying age and limiting the ability of adults to view the details of unders.
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Very little is known about where the tracks came from or how they were saved. They are recognition of hours of process, creation and editing. They are also, importantly, a record of the culture of the time at which it was created.
The Web site, which is owned by the News Corporation, said that within 30 days it planned to deploy the technology, which will seek to identify known sex offenders not just by their names, but also by date of birth, height, weight and ZIP code. If the automated system finds a potential match between a MySpace user and a registered sex offender, employees will try to verify the match or determine if it is a false positive. Users who are registered sex offenders, MySpace said, will be denied access to the site and, depending in the circumstances, be turned over to law enforcement. Ernie Allen, president of the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, said the technology was a potentially useful step in slowing the incidence of sexual solicitation of minors.