MNPS warns parents of ‘Momo Challenge’ internet hoax

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KNUTSFORD, UNITED KINGDOM – NOVEMBER 29: In this photograph illustration a ten-year-old boy uses an Apple Ipad tablet computer on November 29, 2011 in Knutsford, United Kingdom. Tablet computers have become the most wanted Christmas present for children between the ages of 6-11 years. Many parents are having to share their tablet computers with their […]

Metro schools responded Friday to a hoax that has been spreading nationwide online.  

It is called the “Momo challenge.”  Facebook posts claim characters are appearing online — and telling kids to do dangerous things.  

Metro says it will not address the “Momo challenge” with students because the district doesn’t want to give it any more attention.  

It also urges parents to stay aware of what your kids are doing online.  

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