Friday, May 08, 2015

Police in northern Virginia deal with minor abuse through gaming, unusual social media apps


WJLA7 in the Washington DC area has a disturbing video story, “Stranger in the Console”, of how minors are now contacted wirelessly through gaming portals, as in this particular incident with a Fairfax Count family, story here. The gaming breach seems particularly disturbing because kids don’t know the difference between fantasy and reality.

The story also recounts several incidents in which minors were contacted in unusual ways through social media.