Momo challenge: The media is whipping up a moral panic over a ‘suicide game’ which might not even exist.

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The hype over the Momo Challenge, a form of cyberbullying, is distracting attention from the risks children face on social media.

Period27 Feb 2019

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  • TitleMomo challenge: The media is whipping up a moral panic over a ‘suicide game’ which might not even exist.
    Degree of recognitionNational
    Media name/outletThe i News
    Media typeWeb
    CountryUnited Kingdom
    Date27/02/19
    DescriptionThe hype over the Momo Challenge, a form of cyberbullying, is distracting attention from the risks children face on social media.
    URLhttps://inews.co.uk/opinion/momo-challenge-game-deaths-suicide-moral-panic/
    PersonsLisa Sugiura