Microsoft’s partnership with the Child Exploitation and Online Protection (CEOP) Centre – the UK’s first dedicated organisation focused on tackling child sex abuse – has brought about a new ‘safer-by-design’ element to the UK’s most popular instant messenger product.
The move sees the incorporation of a new Messenger tab and features the CEOP Centre’s distinctive “report abuse” icon which links users in the UK directly to online police services.
I think chatroom (or chat room) is a general non-technical term, popularised by the media.
Monday 21 August 2006 Millions of young people in the UK who use Windows Live Messenger or MSN Messenger to chat online with friends are now just one click away from making a report to police if they are concerned their online ‘buddy’ is a sex offender.
Jim Gamble, Chief Executive of the CEOP Centre and Chair of the VGT takes up the story.If you would like to participate, please visit the project page, where you can join the discussion and see a list of open tasks.This article is within the scope of Wiki Project Internet culture, a collaborative effort to improve the coverage of internet culture on Wikipedia.If you would like to participate, please visit the project page, where you can join the discussion and see a list of open tasks. I would have fixed it but was not sure what it is supposed to be communicating precisely Ann Vole (talk) , 24 August 2012 (UTC) Article says "Recently much chat room and instant messaging technology has begun to merge as the dominance of the big three instant messaging providers (AOL, Yahoo and MSN) have tied chat rooms directly into their instant messaging interfaces.".But what *is* the difference between Chat Rooms and IM? In both pages emphasis is given on the difference with forums and with e-mail, but not to distinguish one from the other.