TINA.org investigated the online gaming and creation platform Roblox, which is used by more than 25 million children on a daily basis, and found, among other things, that the company allows advertising to be surreptitiously interlaced with organic content in a multitude of ways, and uses atypical earnings claims to lure game developers to its platform.
- Filed complaint with FTC
- Filed FOIA Appeal with FTC
The FTC responds to TINA.org’s FOIA appeal indicating that it will provide all of the nearly 1,300 consumer complaints filed with the FTC regarding Roblox.
TINA.org sends complaint letter to FTC urging the agency to take action.
TINA.org files a FOIA appeal with the FTC regarding the agency’s provision of only 200 of nearly 1,300 consumer complaints filed with the FTC regarding Roblox.
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The Roblox Metaverse is Deceiving Consumers According to TINA.org Investigation
MADISON, CONN. April 18, 2022 – With more than 50 million daily users, approximately half of which are children aged 13 and under, the online gameplay and creation platform Roblox…
Roblox Accused of Deceptive Marketing In Complaint to FTC