Roblox

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.


Highlights

  • Filed complaint with FTC
  • Filed FOIA Appeal with FTC

Timeline

2022
May 12

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.

April 19

TINA.org sends complaint letter to FTC urging the agency to take action.

April 18

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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