|We have seen an increase in the number of social media posts circulating about the urban myth known as, #MomoChallenge and would like to re-assure parents or carers of young children who are concerned or are looking for tips to keep their children safe.
It is believed that children are contacted by ‘Momo’ who asks them to perform dangerous challenges, it has also been suggested that ‘Momo’ has infected a number of platforms, including: YouTube, Fortnite and WhatsApp. We are unaware of any reports of this nature within Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.
As always we would encourage parents and carers to have open and honest conversations with their children around their activity online.
Three quick simple tips for keeping your children safe online, include:
For further information on the Momo challenge, visit the parent zone website: