Creepy ‘Momo, WhatsApp Suicide Game’ Targeting Kids Via Minecraft
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Creepy 'Momo, WhatsApp Suicide Game' Targeting The Kids Via Minecraft

Kids are seeing the Momo WhatsApp game related content in Minecraft game.

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September 08, 2018 11:36 AM
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Momo, the terrified Momo WhatsApp suicide game that recently received attention after the death of a teen now appeared again. This time the suicidal app’s logo has appeared on ‘Minecraft’ game, the online game that is very popular among teens and kids across the globe.

According to the reports, some kids have seen the WhatsApp Momo suicide game icon having a scary woman face with a wicked smile and boiled egg like eyes in Minecraft. The experts who have added the scary icon called themselves, ‘moddlers’ having programming knowledge and build content for ‘Minecraft.’ The content has been added to the game in order to promote Momo challenge.

Besides, the game has also appeared on YouTube while watching content related to Minecraft by children. According to some parents, they have spotted their kids watching a ‘Momo’ icon while going through ‘Minecraft’ content on YouTube. This could be so dangerous that it could lead the kids to harm themselves and eventually attempt suicide. In Russia, almost 140 kids have lost their life due to this horrifying WhatsApp game.

In Minecraft, these modders have added a figure that replicates the Momo logo, the lady evil face. The logo is attached to a chicken like a figure that chases the player in the game while holding a mobile in hand showing WhatsApp icon. This could tempt the kids to download the actual game start playing. Momo app sends violent images to the victims to change and control their behavior. Afterward, the unknown controller asks the victim to do things, if the person refuses the app threatens the player. The WhatsApp game is so much danger that the people believe it could become the next blue whale.

Reportedly, an Ohio police officer mentioned that he saw the Momo logo popping up in the screen while his seven-year kid was watching Minecraft video on YouTube. After the WhatsApp game was officially banned from all different sources, now the creators are targeting the kids via popular games like Minecraft. Another suicide came out on the surface, a 12-year girl from Ingeniero Maschwitz, Argentina has taken her own life. The girl has recorded a short video before the suicide, and police believe that her death is related to ‘Momo’ challenge. The authorities are investigating the case looking for an 18-year-old unidentified person who they thought encouraged the girl for suicide.

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Akash Singh Chauhan is a senior writer at MobileAppDaily and he mainly covers all the latest happenings and tweaks in mobile app technology. Being an Engineering graduate he is always compelled to the technology and tries to discover new trends in the tech world. Along with any tech news he also never misses a single episode of ‘Dragon Ball’.

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