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The Blue Whale game or Blue Whale Challenge is believed to be a suicide game where administrators or a curator gives the tasks to complete daily for a period of 50 days.The final of which is the participant committing suicide. Participants are expected to share photos of the challenges/tasks completed by them.
These daily tasks start off easily such as 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.
There is still uncertainty over how a participant plays the game. While some say the user has to install some app on their smart phone, others say it’s via social media platforms such as Instagram and Facebook where the administrators get in touch with the participant after those interested throwout postings on social media asking for a “curator”. A number of different hashtags #bluewhalechallenge, #curatorfindme, #i_am_whale act as signals for the anonymous curators.
The Blue Whale Game was created by Philip Budekin of Russia in 2013, who is currently in jail, psychologically takes the player of the game into his control. Philip Budekin even hacks the player’s phone and if the player wishes to stop playing, Philip Budekin threatens to kill him and blackmails.If you can not complete the game then Philip Budekin even threatens participants.
The first suicide in Russia was revealed in 2015. After this, Philip Budekin was arrested and the case was set on him. During the hearing, Philip Budekin told that the purpose of the game is to clean the society. Those who have committed suicide while playing the game, they were ‘biological Waste‘ in the eyes of Philip Budekin. A 17-year-old suspect was arrested in the Khabarovsk Krai region in southeastern Russia today accused as one of the Administrators of the game who once played the game but could not complete the task so instead of taking her life, she decided to be an administrator.
How the game works
- The challenge allegedly started in secret groups on social media networks
- It is said to involve 50 challenges which are monitored by a curator. They include watching horror movies and inflicting self-harm
- They are expected to take photos of them undertaking the challenge and upload them as proofs for the curator’s approval. The last challenge is to commit suicide.
The Blue Whale in India reported With the death of a 14-year-old Mumbai boy earlier this month, who apparently jumped off the roof of his house sparked rumors that he did it as a dare while playing the online game.This has led to other recent cases of teenage suicide and suicide attempts being examined as connected to the Blue Whale Challenge. The govt. of different countries asked social media and search engines to delete the links related to The Blue Whale game.
Role of Parents and Teachers to prevent this?
- Parents and Teachers should be aware of children.
- Keep an eye on children when they are using mobile phones.
- Do not leave your children in the single room.
- Do not allow them to lock themselves in the room.
- Try to interact with them every day.
- Try to educate them about negitivity of the game.
Try to share with as many as possible and educate them about the game.
Blue Whale game or Blue whale challenge is a perilous game created by Philip Budekin and many administrators. Blue whale game in India. Blue whale challenge.
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