There is a new online game known as the Blue Whale Challenge that encourages young people to self-harm. The Game has made news headlines across Europe recently with many police forces warning of the dangers of the game and raising concern among parents. It is being reported as highly dangerous and sinister to young people.
What is the Blue Whale game?
Blue Whale game is an online challenge in which participants are assigned to agree to complete 50 challenges. Challenges range from watching a horror movie, listening to a particular song and some form of self-harm.
News of The Blue Whale Game came to the forefront when it was linked to the deaths of 130 teens in Russia. According to various media sources, the game originated in Russia and first came to attention in 2016. However there is no confirmed link between these deaths and the game is considered…