Sinister Momo WhatsApp ‘Suicide Challenge’ – 5 Parents Recommendations on How to Notice If Your Child’s Affected

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The ominous suicide challenge “Momo” has been spreading on WhatsApp, making the police to warn parents about the dangerous game that is popular among kids and teenagers. 

Read on Nexter.org how to talk with your children about Momo WhatsApp ‘suicide challenge.’

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Source: Metro

What’s the goal of the challenge?

“Momo” is a viral challenge that asks people to add a contact in WhatsApp (messaging app), then they have to harm themselves or to commit suicide. It’s similar to “Blue Whale challenge,” a social media group that encourages people to kill themselves, that led to multiple suicides in Russia and US.

See also, latest tips from the police every parent should know to save their kids:

Unfortunately, Momo challenge got to a 12-year-old girl in the district of Escobar. She died in an apparent suicide in Argentina, The Buenos Aires Times reports. The girl captured herself on camera before hanging herself. The police investigate whether someone made her commit suicide and it might be the sinister Momo Suicide Challenge.

This new challenge targets children and teenagers.  “Avoid talking with strangers,” The Mexican State of Tabasco warns.

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Source: Twitter

They call her ‘Momo’ and she invites those who see her to write to her through WhatsApp. If kids do not respond her, she will appear in the night and curse them.

Tips for parents: 

These 5 simple tips will help you understand your kids and make sure they aren’t the part of Momo ‘suicide challenge.’

  • Try to find the right situation when you and your kid have free to chat and make sure that no one is forced into this conversation;
  • Make them aware of the challenge is not your goal: listen to your children carefully, taking into account all the information they know about the game, what the saw, what they experienced;
  • Kids’ feelings are the most important in this conversation, make sure that they aren’t afraid to talk about their worries;
  • Show them how to say “no” and avoid peer pressure. Help them to build the confidence;
  • Don’t stop the conversation, see if the children have no more worries.

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Source: WORLD OF BUZZ


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Sinister Momo WhatsApp 'Suicide Challenge' - 5 Parents Recommendations on How to Notice If Your Child's Affected
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