After the mayhem caused by the now infamous ‘Blue Whale’ game that was notorious for causing injuries and deaths among young users across the world, news has now surfaced about a dangerous new game making its debut by way of the popular messaging app WhatsApp. The new game dubbed ‘Momo, shows the protagonist who bears en evil looking visage, complete with bulging eyes, a wry grin and a less than pretty face.
Social media users across the Middle East have posted videos of how the game is being played. The protagonist is seen speaking in a sinister manner to the users claiming to have extensive information on the user. Experts in the UAE are of the opinion that such a game could prove to be detrimental to the health of young minds and parents would be well advised to encourage their children to avoid playing the game.
According to latest reports, the game has an interactive design that can communicate with the user in several languages and mimics the infamous ‘Blue Whale’ game in context of the negative consequences. The game may cause children to suffer from bad dreams and develop a negative imagery.