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Adults are the only ones who fell for the Momo hoax


The Momo Challenge
Link Factory
猫将軍A
Reddit's
WhatsApp
El Momo
Stetson University
Engadget
Ferguson
Beatles
the Blue Whale
Apple
FCC
International Data Corporation's


Momo
Keisuke Aisawa
YouTube
Wanda Maximoff
Kim Kardashian
Chris Ferguson
Plato
Socrates
Peppa
Sun


Japanese
Athenians
Greek


Atlantic


the Tide Pod Challenge


Tokyo
PDTDuring
Instagram
Argentina
Mexico
US
UK
States
Florida
Athens
Aisawa
Brazil


Instagram
the Knockout Game
the Momo Challenge

Positivity     38.00%   
   Negativity   62.00%
The New York Times
SOURCE: https://www.engadget.com/2019/03/05/adults-only-ones-fooled-momo-challenge-hoax/?utm_campaign=homepage&utm_medium=internal&utm_source=dl
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Summary

There is a thing called 'Momo' that's instructing kids to kill themselves. What we have here is a full-blown moral panic.I wish I could tell you that moral panics were something new but, as Chris Ferguson, professor and co-chair of psychology at Florida's Stetson University, explains to Engadget, they've been around for millenia."I mean, you can see narratives in Plato's dialogues where Athenians are talking about Greek plays -- that they're going to be morally corrupting, that they're going to cause delinquency in kids," Ferguson points out. And for as long as people keep reproducing, society will be faced with intergenerational strife as "the kids with their music and their hair" grow up, rightfully displace their elders and assert themselves as gatekeepers of the dominant culture.Even when faced with their own mortality and declining social influence, today's panic stricken adults do still have a quantum of solace: Aisawa announced earlier this week that, in the wake of the Momo Challenge fallout, he has destroyed the original sculpture.

As said here by Andrew Tarantola