‘Momo Challenge’ a Creepy Hoax, YouTube Says
NEW JERSEY — The so-called "Momo Challenge" centers around a creepy image of a woman. Children as young as 6 years old are said to have been swept up into the challenge, which promises death to victims who don’t follow the orders of the character. And it's a hoax. Still, given the nature of social media, the hoax spread as if the "Momo Challenge" was real, prompting actual warnings from some school districts across the U.S.