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What is the blue whale game, and what is its effect over youth? 

by Madhvi Bansal
Blue whale game

The “Blue Whale challenge” was reported to be an online “suicide game” went for young people who set 50 errands over 50 days. The challenge was alleged to be connected to various passings around the globe. Be that as it may, minimal about the “game” was very as it appeared.  The principal errands were genuinely harmless: “Wake up amidst the night” or “Watch a startling film.” Be that as it may, step by step, the errands developed more evil. 

The last challenge? An interest that the client murder themselves 

The challenge was alleged to have begun in Russia, however, reports of it before long spread to different nations: Ukraine, India and the United States.  Many passings were reported to be connected to the purported “suicide game.” Be that as it may, closer examination has uncovered something inquisitive. The game, at any rate as it was initially reported, doesn’t appear to have existed at all. 

According to a report by Times of India, this comes directly after an International school in South Mumbai discovered that one of its students was playing BWC. This provoked the school to issue the roundabout calling attention to in the report that the school attempts all endeavors to assist its students with encouraging safe decisions in the digital world. 

Workshops to make awareness about BWC in Indian schools 

St Anne’s High School in Colaba directed a creative workshop with over 500 students on 6 September 2017 to guarantee that students know about the upsides and downsides of social media. The main of the school, Sister Laila D’Souza, brought up that the students had a ton of inquiries concerning social media that it was great to begin the exchange. 

According to the report, D Sivanandhan, the previous state executive general said that guardians and schools could do significantly more to handle the game than the police because of their vicinity to the youngsters. 

He underlined that papers and the media should help increment awareness of the game too. He additionally included that the government of India has kept in touch with social media monsters like Facebook, Google, Microsoft, and others to square BWC. 

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