Dangerous "Blue Whale Challenge" New Social Media Trend

posted by WSCC Staff -

Watch out for this possibly deadly game called the "Blue Whale Challenge." 

The 50 day challenge tasks people to harm themselves, resulting in suicide. Teens are reported tagging friends on social media to get them to play as well.

The student then downloads the Blue Whale app, which hacks into their personal information and cannot be deleted. The app originators then threaten the teenagers with harm to their families or releasing of personal information until they kill themselves.

Take a look below as an Alabama school district is warning parents about this dangerous game that started in Russia and is now spreading to the U.S. 

PARENT ALERT! This has been brought to our attention. When concerns are sent to us, we pass them along as an FYI – For...

Posted by Baldwin County Public Schools on Tuesday, May 9, 2017

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