Things like too many 'unrequited' messages, or those that go unresponded to, also factor in, because they correlate with spamming or attempts to groom in quantity, as does analysis of the actual chats of convicted pedophiles.Barring a wave of costly litigation or new laws, it is hard to see the protections getting much tougher, experts said.Another pillar in Facebook's strategy is to limit how those under 18 can interact on the site and to make it harder for adults to find them.
Officers took control of the teenager's computer and arrested the man the next day, said Special Agent Supervisor Jeffrey Duncan of the Florida Department of Law Enforcement.
The alleged predator has pleaded not guilty to multiple charges of soliciting a minor.
Sulake said it had kept 225 moderators and is still investigating what went wrong.
By some measures, Internet-related sex crimes against children have always been rare and are now falling (as are reports of assaults on minors that do not involve the Net).
Yet even though defensive techniques are now available and effective they can be expensive.