Momo challenge: New form of cyberbullying on social media and smartphone

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The Momo challenge not only makes children perform dangerous tasks but also is a way of hacking into people's phone.

As the craze for completing challenges is trending around the world, Momo challenge and Blue Whale Challenge are the two scariest.

Momo challenge is a new form of cyberbullying that spreads through social media and cell phones. As more and more teenagers are getting active on the internet rather than being active on grounds, more and more are the chances of them falling prey to cyberbullying threats like the Blue Whale Challenge or the very recent Momo challenge.

As the craze for completing challenges is trending around the world, Momo challenge and Blue Whale Challenge are the two scariest, as they are targeted to vulnerable kids/ teenagers on the internet and may also lead to their lives being in danger.

The Momo challenge is spreading through social media and cell phones, and it relies on threats to get people to perform these tasks. In India, we have seen two cases as of now that can be linked to the Momo Challenge, however, if not careful now this could be the next Blue Whale Challenge.

The Momo challenge not only makes children perform dangerous tasks but also is a way of hacking into people's phone and take their personal data and also attack their data stored on cloud.

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