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Talking Angela App- Threat to kids

Discussion in 'SMB' started by speedyftm, Feb 17, 2014.

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  1. AndrewP

    AndrewP Striker

    What does happen?
     
  2. FootballFan

    FootballFan Striker

    will get on to them now mate, not happy about this.
     
  3. Sleepy

    Sleepy Midfield Contributor

    Happens all the time tho, just in some instances the police send out warnings as a safety measure so they don't get knocked for missing it...easier to apologise to an app developer (and have it brushed under the carpet) than a zillion angry parents :)

    As a rule, stuff like this is almost ALWAYS a hoax (by competitors mainly...)
     
  4. girojim

    girojim Striker

    Your wife read it on Facebook didn't she?
     
  5. lurker

    lurker Winger

    Theres gonna be hell on at Sunderland SCB
     
  6. gatesheadsteve3

    gatesheadsteve3 Full Back

  7. Cockney Mackem

    Cockney Mackem Striker

    Fact checking ought to come into it though don't you think?
     
  8. FootballFan

    FootballFan Striker

    Sent an email there to one of the lasses on the board, we should get to the bottom of this soon.

    The least they should do is withdraw the warning or apologise.
     
  9. lurker

    lurker Winger

    I think they should do more than that to be honest, should be in the Echo so people know its a hoax...
     
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  10. speedyftm

    speedyftm Midfield

    Twitter
     
  11. lordy

    lordy Striker

    this could gan gerld this like
     
  12. FootballFan

    FootballFan Striker

    :eek: let me get this straight - first it was an email from the police
    then it was an email from the safeguarding board
    now yer missus read it on FUCKING TWITTER!!!!

    And I've just wasted my time e-mailing a lass on the board. :evil:
     
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  13. speedyftm

    speedyftm Midfield

    In all honesty I read it on the parsnip board and posted it here.
     
  14. lordy

    lordy Striker

    call whoosh ;)
     
  15. Cockney Mackem

    Cockney Mackem Striker

    It's scary that anyone would think it rational or acceptable at any level to respond like this to a warning.

    Given police and child protection resources are not unlimited and it's not helping children to damage people and businesses who are completely innocent, why the fuck would it be OK to just sling out a warning without checking?
     
  16. Beaker

    Beaker Midfield

    People getting jabbed by needles.

    Not the sticker and aids part.
     
  17. FootballFan

    FootballFan Striker

    :):)
     
  18. Sleepy

    Sleepy Midfield Contributor

    It's not - not in the slightest! Just saying that is what they DO.

    Guilty until proven innocent in this country remember!
     
  19. AndrewP

    AndrewP Striker

    Ah right, yeah, that'll happen sometimes. It'll be almost impossible to get AIDS from it, because even in the unlikely event the previous user had AIDS, the live virus doesn't live very long.
     
  20. ha'way man, give the OP a break - you're acting as if government agencies blindly passing on unsubstantiated libelous scare-stories about artificially intelligent pedo-cats that they've picked up on Mumsnet isn't the most natural thing in the world!
     
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