NEWS - Tuesday, November 10, 2009


Twitter, Facebook for Xbox 360 restricted

Xbox exec Larry Hryb explained the move was to ensure online safety, but assured users that his team were currently working on an update to the Xbox 360 that will eventually allow parents to control access to the services via the console’s Family Settings.

"We made this decision because as it stands now, parents aren’t able to use Family Settings to customise which of these applications their children can access. In order to offer an age-appropriate environment for everyone, we decided to turn off these applications for those Gold members under the age of 18," he said.

"We want to make sure everyone was aware, however, that the development team is working on an update that gives parents the choice of which social applications their children can access.

"This means that Xbox Live members between the ages of 13 and 17 will be able to use Facebook, Twitter and Last.fm as long as their parents approve. The team hope to roll this out several weeks after launch and I will update you on the exact date as it gets closer," detailed Hryb.


Source: http://www.gamesindustry.biz/

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