It also agreed to develop education materials promoting the safe use of chat rooms.In a statement, spokeswoman Mary Osako said Yahoo will also enhance online users' safety by restricting Yahoo Chat to users 18 and older and removing the Teen category.
Yahoo is committed to continue to work with (the) law enforcement community, to minimize, target and take action against such behavior." The agreement is "an affirmative step for Yahoo," Spitzer said at a news conference.
The attorney general said his office will look at other Internet service providers that may have similar problems.
Now click on the 'edit room' link in the 'my room' panel.
To edit your room from Paltalk for Mac and Windows PCs, click on the 'home' selection near the bottom left of the main window, then scroll down to the 'my room' panel on the right.
This area explains all of the settings that are available to you when setting up your own chat room.
You will want to pick a good name that describes the activities in you room, as well as placing it in the correct category.Subscription level : Your room is free but you can pay to upgrade to get more features (more later) Chat room URL : This is the URL or web address to your chat room. Welcome message : Describe your activities or list any rules or greetings to users entering your room. Category : Your choice of category and subcategory is probably your most important decision. Sub category : Further defines and categorizes your room. If you want a wild west free for all pick an A rating, where anything including nudity goes.Language : Select the language that is most commonly spoken in your room. A rated rooms are less likely to be complained about for ratings violations.G rated = no foul language in voice or nudity on camera R rated = foul language ok in voice but no nudity on camera (must be over the age of 18) A rated = foul language ok in voice and nudity is ok on camera (must be over the age of 18) Deactivate room : Select this option if you intend to be away and do not want your admins opening your room in your absense. Yahoo has agreed to shut down Internet chat rooms designed to promote sex between adults and children.While the early 2000s were dominated by the like of AOL Instant Messenger (AIM) and Google Talk (GChat), the rise of the smartphone as our main interface to contact other people brought along new applications with mobile-focused features.