• A creepy viral WhatsApp meme called Momo is scaring kids, worrying police, and has been linked to at least one death

    7 days ago - By Business Insider

    A creepy WhatsApp meme based around a character called Momo is spreading panic on the internet.
    The phenomenon, which originated in South America, involves teens being sent violent images, dares, and threats.
    Some reports suggest that messages from Momo accounts have encouraged people to kill themselves.
    Police in Argentina are investigating the link between the character and the death of a 12-year-old girl.
    Officers in Mexico, Spain, and the US have warned people away from interacting with the meme.
    A creepy WhatsApp meme based around a grotesque, bird-like horror character called Momo...
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