Monday, August 06, 2018

Sinister 'Momo suicide challenge' sparks fear as it spreads on WhatsApp | Fox News

http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2018/08/02/sinister-momo-suicide-challenge-sparks-fear-as-it-spreads-on-whatsapp.html

 

A sick suicide "game" dubbed "Momo" has been spreading on WhatsApp, prompting police to issue warnings about the shocking challenge.

 

"Momo" is a viral challenge that asks people to add a contact via WhatsApp - they are then urged to commit self-harm or suicide. The "game" has fueled comparisons to the sinister "Blue Whale challenge" that led to reports of suicides in Russia and the U.S, as well as the online fictional character of "Slender Man." In 2014 two 12-year-old girls in Wisconsin attempted to kill a classmate in an attempt to please the horror character.