But all that could change with better education and co-operation, says Family Online Safety Institute
(FOSI) European region director David Miles.
Loopt regularly works with organizations such as the Family Online Safety Institute
Other labels, like those from the Family Online Safety Institute
(formerly ICRA), denote violence, nudity, sexual content or language.
The Family Online Safety Institute
(FOSI) is an international nonprofit organization founded by the Internet Content Rating Association (ICRA) and supported by many leading Internet industry players: AOL, AT&T, British Telecom, Cisco Systems, Comp-TIA, GSM Association, IMSafer, Kingston Communications, Microsoft, Mpower Media, RuleSpace, Solarsoft, StreamShield Networks, Telmex, and Verizon.
Keynote: David Miles, Director Europe, Middle East and Africa, Family Online Safety Institute
Chief executive of the Family Online Safety Institute
and a member of Facebook's safety advisory board, Stephen Balkam said that the new privacy settings show that the social media giant's attitude towards teen privacy has evolved.
Issues covered in the two-day conference, called EoACAyPromoting Online Safety and Cyber Ethics in the Middle East' and hosted in partnership with the Family Online Safety Institute
, included cyber bullying, social media, parental monitoring, smartphones, privacy, the role of schools and games.
Independent child protection expert Mark Williams-Thomas termed the moves a "considerable step forward in online safety", while Stephen Balkam, CEO of the Family Online Safety Institute
, said the site was taking "a thoughtful, proactive approach to safety on the web".
The US's Family Online Safety Institute
(Fosi) asked the site to delete the video, saying the violent nature of the material had 'crossed a line'.