A 15 year-old boy called Isaiah Gonzalez killed himself after attempting the “Blue Whale Challenge”. This challenge is popular amongst teenagers where they risk their lives just for social media, the life-taking challenge has been attempted by many who have committed suicide. Isaiah’s father warned his son to stay away from these social media challenges, Isaiah reassured his father that he would never do anything stupid.
But just weeks after that conversation Isaiah took his own life as he attempted the challenge, his family were left devastated and confused. They said Isaiah was a good son and a smart boy, they couldn’t understand why he would do such a thing. His parents want to warn other parents about the dangers of social media and the challenges that are promoted on these platforms.