Canadian and American authorities have warned that some violent online groups are putting young people at risk. The warning says that such online groups pressure young people to self-harm, injure and even commit suicide and this should be taken seriously. An online group called 764 was also warned. It pressures those who become attracted to it to self-mutilate. Officials say that many heinous acts are done with young women by threatening them.
Authorities say such online groups target vulnerable minors. Authorities have warned that such violent groups, which have sprung up in the face of increasing exploitation of children online, are a menace to society and parents should be vigilant. It is advised to monitor the online activities of children and take every precaution to avoid falling into the trap.