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Parents warned of Momo challenge

Wed, 27 Feb 2019


Children on the Isle of Man are being encouraged to talk to their parents if threatening messages pop up on YouTube clips of things like Peppa Pig and Fortnite.

The disturbing content - known as the 'Momo challenge' - orders the viewer to self-harm or worse.

Schools on the Island including St Ninan's High School have written recently to parents about the new social media trend.

Matthew Smith from the suicide prevention charity If U Care Share wants host platforms to do more:

 


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  • Momo Webb

 

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