Last summer My Space deleted as many as 30,000 profiles it said belonged to sexual predators.
Earlier this year, the site also released a joint statement between My Space and the nation's attorneys general, focusing on age verification and the protection of minors already on My Space.
Kids who spoke to unknown people online, had unfamiliar people on their buddy lists, freely talked about sex with strangers online, looked for pornographic material on the Internet, or who were routinely "rude or nasty" while online were found to be at greater risk.The findings do not mean that teens should have carte blanche to share all the intimate details of their life with 300 of their closest "friends," the study warned."Caution should be used in interpreting this small amount of research about a new phenomenon." Sexual predators are not ignoring the social networking space, however.It is: An elite app for celebrities, models, artists, and other generally cultured people. It is: An app that literally tracks you, showing you when and how often you cross paths with other users. Who you want to find: The girl with the dimples you've seen at the corner store twice. It is: An app for matching up users in airports and during flights.