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Blue Whale Online Game Encourages Teenagers to Commit Suicide

The Blue Whale suicide game is an online social media group that is encouraging people to kill themselves. Here is how it works- a group administrator assigns daily tasks to members which must be completed over 50 days. The tasks include self-harm, watching horror movies, waking up at unusual hours and the level of extremity increases with each level. The aim of the game is to prey on vulnerable teens- once downloaded the phone is hacked, user details accessed and the game cannot be deleted. On the 50th day- the users are asked to commit suicide. The Russian Police are said to be probing a number of suicides across Russia which they fear are linked to the online craze. Parents beware!

 

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