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The Internal Security Forces Thursday warned citizens against two virtual games that they said could lead players to commit suicide, after receiving complaints about the online contests.In a statement issued Thursday, the ISF's Anti-Cybercrime and Intellectual Property Rights Bureau strongly advised Lebanese against playing "Blue Whale" or "Mariam," listing the games' potential dangers.Mariam's basic narrative centers on a lost child, who the player must guide home by providing answers to specific questions that potentially endanger their privacy, the statement said.An ISF source told The Daily Star that talk about these games had been circulating in some Lebanese schools, and noted that some cases of children badly affected by the games had been reported.
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