MSN UK's Matt Whittingham told BBC News Online it was not a decision they had taken lightly.
"We have been concerned about chatrooms for a while and reached a stage where we were no longer prepared to put up with inappropriate communication," he said.
It’s a program designed for social networking, not finance. Another concern which has alarmed groups in the united states is it is the perfect environment for online child sex offenders to pay children in exchange for images, video or webcam depicting naked or compromising material relating to that child.
I’m certain I’ve missed more than a few here – particularly when it comes to regional variations. A Note on Beer Measurement: Australians love their beer, but they also love to confuse the hell out of anybody ordering it.
It is a classic predatory methodology to obtain material from a potential victim to be used to threaten or extort that child.
Some considerations for parents and carers: What some young twitter users think of it: At this stage it is only available to those in the United States, however, it is financially rewarding to the company to make the natural progression to Australia and New Zealand is inevitable.
It’s a contrasting tongue – a mix of the obvious (calling soda ‘fizzy drink’) and the almost indecipherable (‘putting it on the Never Never’ means paying on a credit card).
Australian English is a language that takes a little getting used to, but I’m hoping this far from complete guide to Australian slang will put you in good stead for those awkward few days where it’s all ‘G’day’ and ‘Strewth’ and you’ve got no idea what’s going on.