‘Charlie Charlie Challenge’ has teens trying to summon Mexican demon

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A new social media craze is taking over the internet. This time, kids are attempting to summon a Mexican demon named Charlie.

The Charlie Charlie Challenge surfaced Monday on Twitter and has gone viral across social media platforms.

The challenge includes putting two pencils on a piece of paper in the shape of a cross. The words “yes” and “no” are written in boxes outlined by the pencils. Then the participants say “Charlie, Charlie are you here?”

Social media users have been uploading videos “summoning” Charlie.

 

When social media challenges go viral, memes are to be expected.

 

Some Twitter users have been advising others against the Charlie Challenge with warnings of demons. Users say the craze stems from “an old Mexican game” to summon a demon named Charlie.

 

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