Blue Whale Challenge Game: To counter Blue Whale threat, The Government of India has directed several Internet giants, including Google, Facebook, Microsoft and Yahoo to remove all hyper links related to The Blue Whale Challenge Game.
The Several cases related to injury and children deaths have been reported around the world, due to the Blue Whale Challenge game characteristics of forcing the players towards suicide. Allegedly, Manpreet Singh, teenager Mumbai kid got wrangled into Blue whale game play and committed suicide.
Letter from Ministry of Electronics and IT mentioned instances of suicides due to the Blue Whale Challenge Game has emerged in India. Administrator of the game uses a social media platform to coax children to play this game, which may cause self-harm, including self-inflicting injuries and suicide. In a notification, it has been ordered to remove such dangerous links related to Blue Whale Challenge game or any other similar kind of game play links.
The Blue Whale is said to be created by Russian ex-convict with psychological problems. Allegedly he stimulates the players to complete daring tasks for 50 days before taking the final step of killing themselves to win the game.