(WBNG) – The problem with Momo is a trend in the United States and encourages children to commit self-harm.
She explains: "The kids are looking at YouTube for age-appropriate content, and in the middle of watching what would not normally cause any warnings, something will come up and it might be Momo, who then tries to entice children to send it to WhatsApp or another platform.
Spencer says Momo gives a phone number to help children connect with her.
Then, "this particular Momo challenge involves a lot of harm to yourself before escalating to trying to try
If you do not follow it, Spencer says Mommy threatens motivating students to perform the actions of fear .
Spencer visited a local primary school, where she said the students had heard about Momo.
The local mother of the five Shannon Gillett, however, has not yet heard of the challenge, saying, "It's scary, but it's also part of what we live in this society.
She is a technology teacher in the Union neighborhood school in Enicot and says the most important way to deal with trends like Mommy is open communication.
"You really have the right to see what they are doing, to ask what happens to them, even to say that I can get your passwords, I would like to go in like you and see what you see. "
And remember, you will not be able to monitor everything your children see so you can rely on your adult network.
"The more adults are on the same page and looking for the same things, we can be proactive."
"Unlike press releases, we have not received any recent evidence for videos g or promoting the Momo challenge on YouTube. Content of this type would be in violation of our policies and will immediately be removed. "
We also turned to WhatsApp and did not hear back.