The Momo Challenge reportedly started on Facebook where members were "challenged" to communicate with an unknown number. It allegedly involves challenges that encourage children to engage in a series of violent acts that end with suicide.
The project would be using Artificial Intelligence-based techniques such as machine learning which throws open other options to developers such as natural language processing, social net analysis and information retrieval to collect cues from social media, the professor said,
The Blue Whale Challenge is supposedly a suicide game where the participant has to complete a task every day, for a period of 50 days, the final task of which is committing suicide. A number of teen suicides across India has been attributed to the 'deadly' game.
Blue Whale Challenge Game: It must be noted, however, that there still is no confirmation of the existence of the game, and suicides linked to it are from personal accounts of families/friends of those deceased
Sawant's mother said he had slashed his arms with a blade and the family had thought it to be a result of depression. Despite being taken to counselling numerous times, his behaviour continued to be abnormal, Sawant's mother informed news channels.
India has asked top Web firms to take off links to ‘Blue Whale Challenge’, a mysterious ‘game’ in which shadowy ‘curators’ egg young players on to commit suicide. Well over 100 suicides around the world have been blamed on the challenge.