Roughly half of American households contain a first aid kit. Businesses, boats, schools and campgrounds almost always have one nearby. Parents of young children are especially diligent about keeping emergency supplies on hand for those inevitable consequences of misadventure. But what about pet parents? Do you have the necessary first aid supplies for your pet? Before getting into the specifics of what your pet’s first aid kit should include, it’s important to emphasize that first aid is not a substitute for proper veterinary care. First aid is simply a stop-gap measure intended to keep a bad situation from getting worse. After administering any type of first aid, always see your veterinarian for follow-up care. A pet who seems to have bounced back may be suffering from internal injuries, or incubating an infection. These conditions are not obvious to the untrained eye, and can cause your pet to decompensate very quickly. But when accidents happen, you need to act quickly. … [Read more...] about First Aid For Pets With Dr. Kupkee
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MOMO is a disturbing WhatsApp "suicide challenge" game that has been linked to the death of a 12-year-old girl, resulting in several warnings to parents. Several police forces have voiced their concerns over Momo. Here's the latest on the warnings that have been issued and advice on how to talk about it with your children. What is the Momo Challenge? Momo is a disturbing WhatsApp "suicide" game feared to have taken the life of a 12-year-old girl. According to the Computer Crime Investigation Unit in the Mexican state of Tabasco, the game started on Facebook where members were "challenged" to communicate with an unknown number. Several users have reportedly claimed that Momo responds with violent images and players are threatened if they refuse to follow the game's "orders" and dares. However, it is not clear what the number is, although several fake numbers have reportedly been posted online. The avatar used by Momo is an image of a woman with grotesque features and bulging eyes. It is … [Read more...] about What is the Momo challenge, is there a UK number and how many deaths has it been linked to?
A TERRIFIED seven-year-old has described seeing bug-eyed Momo character pop up on his screen while watching a YouTube video. Worried mum Khamara Ashby said she was sickened after her son Cairo saw the creepy character holding a knife while he watched a video about Fortnite. Khamara, of Auckland, New Zealand, said Cairo was at school watching YouTube Fortnite videos with pals when the Momo character "popped up in the middle of the gameplay video" like a "TV ad". The boys were told if they stopped watching "Momo will kill your parents tonight", she told the NZ Herald. Khamara then sat down her children to ask what they had seen before posting a clip of the conversation on Facebook to warn other parents. In the footage uploaded online her daughter Nana is seen begging her to stop saying "Momo", fearing it will kill her. We need to get Momo out of our lives.Worried Mum Khamara Ashby "Can you stop saying that?" the tot asks as her older shaken brother says "I don't want to talk about it". … [Read more...] about Momo victim, 7, terrified after bug-eyed character ‘popped up in YouTube Fortnite video’
PARENTS are being warned about a disturbing new WhatsApp “suicide” game that is feared to have claimed the life of a 12-year-old girl. Police forces in several countries have expressed concern about Momo, which is similar to the Blue Whale 'challenge' that led to reports of 130 suicides in Russia. Momo is the name of a social media account with a presence on networks such as WhatsApp, Facebook and YouTube. According to the Computer Crime Investigation Unit in the Mexican state of Tabasco, the game started in a Facebook where members were 'challenged' to communicate with an unknown number. Several users are reported as saying that Momo responded with violent images and players are threatened if they refuse to follow the game's "orders". The avatar used by Momo is an image of woman with grotesque features and bulging eyes, created by special effects outfit Link Factory for an art exhibition in Tokyo. They are not associated with the game in any way. FOR KIDS: … [Read more...] about Momo WhatsApp ‘suicide challenge’ sparks warning to parents after mysterious death of 12-year-old girl
News / UK and world by Press Association November 14, 2018, 3:41 pm FacebookTwitterLinkedInWhatsAppEmail Sign up to our Daily newsletter Facebook and Instagram are starting to detect drug dealers trying to sell on the social networks with the help of artificial intelligence. Proactive detection technology will be used across the two platforms to look out for signs that someone is attempting to sell drugs, such as images, alongside prices, phone numbers or usernames for other social media accounts. “By catching more posts automatically, this technology allows our team to use their expertise instead to investigate accounts, Pages, Groups and hashtags, as well as work with experts to spot the next trends,” Kevin Martin, vice president for public policy in the US at Facebook, said. The move is part of a joint initiative between Facebook, Google and Twitter called Tech Together to Fight the Opioid Crisis, which aims to help people struggling with addiction … [Read more...] about Facebook and Instagram using AI to detect drug dealers