Popular kids video game Roblox has become gathering space for pro-Palestinian protests


November 10, 2023

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In this photo illustration, the Roblox app seen displayed on a smartphone screen and a Roblox logo in the background.

(JTA) - Israel's Ministry of National Security is urging parents to report any pro-Palestinian harassment their children experience on the video game platform Roblox.

As Israel's war with Hamas is set to enter its fourth week, rallies and protests in support of both Israelis and Palestinians have been held everywhere from the White House to college campuses to the streets of Europe.

Roblox is different because it has more than 65 million daily active users - around 45 percent of whom are 12 years old or younger - and users can interact across international borders as they create and explore...

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