Warning About Huggy Wuggy Animation
Dear Parents and Carers,
Please be aware of the internet video(s) of Huggy Wuggy, that are becoming viral online. It is inappropriate and frightening for children to watch.
Information from Sky News:
"Parents are being warned to be extra vigilant over seemingly fun videos that feature a menacing character with razor-sharp teeth. The animated character goes by the friendly name of Huggy Wuggy, leading parents and children to believe the videos are aimed at youngsters and contain no inappropriate material. But the blue bear-like creature chases and threatens other characters in nightmarish scenarios, leaving many children upset and frightened."
"The character is from a survival horror game called Poppy Playtime, but has been made into popular videos which appear on YouTube and have seemingly slipped through parental controls."
Please be vigilant of your child's internet usage, and make sure parental locks are on devices. This can be done in the settings of phones and tablets, and YouTube can be access in the child friendly, YouTube Kids (Set up YouTube Kids).
Original Sky Article can be found here (click on link):
Huggy Wuggy: Parents and schools concerned about viral videos | UK News | Sky News
Other Articles about the video:
Warning after children as young as five exposed to terrifying Huggy Wuggy videos - Chronicle Live
Police warning as children re-enact Huggy Wuggy videos in playground - Hull Live (hulldailymail.co.uk)
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