The commission also wrote to the principal secretary of the department of school education, asking him to help crate awareness among teachers and parents so that they could keep a watch on any unusual behaviour, he said.
Deadly Blue Whale is a 50-day-challenge, which is believed to have originated in Russia and claimed over 130 lives across Russia and the Central Asian countries of Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan, where it is said to be trending
“My son was very attached to the family. Eight months back, he began to drift away. He used to watch horror movies and developed a habit of spending night hours by the sea. We want to ascertain what led my son to end his life,’’ said the youth’s mother.
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
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 […]