Blue Whale Challenge: All you need to know about the suicidal game
New Delhi : A mumbai teen killed himself while allegedly playing the 'Blue whale game' or 'Blue whale challenge'. If not the game then surely its news has gone viral over the internet for all the wrong reasons, shocking many with a question how can one play a game that ends with the life of a player.
Here is all we know about the Blue Whale Challenge game:
What is Blue Whale Game or Blue Whale Challenge?
It is believed to be a suicide game where an administrator or the curators give participants a task for 50 consecutive days; in the final game, participants are asked to commit suicide.
To stay in the challenge or game, players are asked to share their photos after completing each task.
What are the tasks?
To keep the game or challenge interesting, players are often given tasks like listening to certain genres of music, waking up at odd hours, watching a horror movie, among others, and then slowly escalate to carving out shapes on one’s skin, self-mutilation and eventually suicide.
How is the game played?
The exact process to play the game is still a mystery, but some reports suggest that players need to install an app, while some say the game can be played via social media platforms.
A number of different hashtags— #bluewhalechallenge, #curatorfindme, #i_am_whale — act as signals for the anonymous curators.
Note: There is no official confirmation to the game that has taken several lives. News Heads wants to appeal its users of not getting influenced by the games and also not commit suicide just for fun as life is precious and is given only once.