Blue whale game also known as ‘Blue whale challenge’ now became a social threat by forcing vulnerable teenage children to commit suicide.This game started in Russia in 2013 with F57 a death group of Russian social networking plat form VK.
A 21 year old former Russian psychology student Filipp Budeykin who created this online suicidal game arrested in 2016 .He encourage 16 school school girls to kill themselves through his game called Blue Whale .during the trial time the culprit Filipp Budeykin revealed some of the astonishing facts .He already confessed his crimes and says that he thinks his victims were just ‘biological waste’ and told police that they were ‘happy to die’ and that he was ‘cleansing society’.The Russian Prison authorities says that they got a dozen of dozens of love letters from teenage girls addressed to the suspect.Now Filipp Budeykin is being held at Kresty jail in St Petersburg.
Philipp Budeikin in court
The mastermind of a sick “suicide game” aimed at schoolchildren has been inundated with love letters from teenage girls addressed to him at a Russian jail where he is remanded in custody.
Philipp Budeikin is being held on charges of inciting at least 16 schoolgirls to kill themselves by taking part in his social media craze called Blue Whale which police fear is spreading .
The lethal game called Blue Whale involves brainwashing vulnerable teenagers over a period of 50 days, urging them to complete tasks from watching horror movies to waking at strange hours, and self harming.
Eventually exhausted and confused, they are told to commit suicide, and it is feared in Russia that dozens have done so at the bidding of Budeikin or other “mentors”.According to experts and psychologist he is a very clever person and really know what he had to do to get the result.He started his work in 2013 and polished and each time and learned from his failures and corrected his mistakes very well. Filipp and his team first attract the teenagers into their VK groups by using scary videos .Their prime target is to attract as many children as possible and then they figure out the most affected the most vulnerable children who has some kind of psychological issues and family problems,care etc.
The children who stay stronger will get more stronger task to complete just like stay on the edge of the roof top,or kill an animal very cruel method , and record the video and upload it to the server.most of the participant will leave the task at this stage,but a small group will remain and they will automatically addicted to them and obediently went through all the tasks and they will psychologically became ready to do what the administrator told them.