MOMO Challenge is a viral hoax

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BBC Radio Ulster on fact checkers saying that the viral ‘MOMO challenge’ is a hoax. The original tale said a character with bulging eyes would “hack” into WhatsApp and set children dangerous “challenges”

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BBC Radio Ulster on fact checkers saying that the viral ‘MOMO challenge’ is a hoax. The original tale said a character with bulging eyes would “hack” into WhatsApp and set children dangerous “challenges”

Period1 Mar 2019

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  • TitleMOMO Challenge is a viral hoax
    Media name/outletBBC Radio Ulster
    CountryUnited Kingdom
    Date1/03/19
    DescriptionBBC Radio Ulster on fact checkers saying that the viral ‘MOMO challenge’ is a hoax. The original tale said a character with bulging eyes would “hack” into WhatsApp and set children dangerous “challenges”
    PersonsKevin Curran