Mr Whittingham said all net services offering chatrooms should continue to look at how they can safeguard everyone on the internet, ensuring young people and parents stick to common sense advice.
This means never giving out personal information online, and never arranging to see someone they have met online in the real world.
Abusive contact Internet service provider Lycos has branded the action as "irresponsible" and fear children will move to other unmoderated chatrooms on the net.
Based on responses to a lengthy questionnaire, Ok Cupid calculates your compatibility percentage with other users.Your financial situation is ever-evolving - just like your happiness.But similar to your state of mind, your finances are bound to peak at certain times in your life."As a responsible leader we feel it necessary to make these changes because online chat services are increasingly being misused," it said.Children's charities welcomed the move as "momentous" and said they saw it as a big step towards protecting young web users, but some have criticised the decision.