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What is Momo Challenge?

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. 

Project to flag Blue Whale Challenge victims

The project, which started in September last year, is being headed by faculty in-charge Professor Ponnurangam Kumaraguru.

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Bengaluru: Project aims at flagging potential curators, victims of Blue Whale Challenge

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,

Social media sites told not to host dangerous games like Blue Whale challenge: Ravi Shankar Prasad

IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad has said that social media platforms must remove dangerous online games like Blue Whale challenge from their services.

Blue Whale Challenge: SC wants Doordarshan to air programme; this is what other courts have ordered

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: SC orders DD, other TV channels to air programme on 'evil impact' of game

The Supreme Court said channels must spread awareness about the hazardous impact of the game through the programme.

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What is Blue Whale Challenge?

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

Blue Whale challenge: These are the 5 suspected cases in India

The Indian government has taken note of the deadly game and recently directed internet majors -- Google, Facebook, Whatsapp, Instagram, Microsoft and Yahoo -- to erase its links.

Blue whale challenge: Another suspected suicide case reported from Kerala's Kannur

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. 

What’s the Internet ‘game’ killing young people worldwide?

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.

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Opinion | Has The Blue Whale Challenge Become The Most Feared Game In Internet History?

The internet is a place of as much wonder as it is dangerous. If there’s anything we have learnt over the last few weeks, it is that the dark side of the internet isn’t limited to underground forums or parts that are near impossible to access. The Blue Whale challenge which has claimed the lives of a […]

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