Summoning a Mexican demon? "Charlie Charlie Challenge" is latest social media craze

MILWAUKEE (WITI) -- The latest social media craze has teens attempting to summon a Mexican demon named Charlie.

The "Charlie Charlie Challenge" surfaced Monday, May 25th 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 showing them “summoning” Charlie.

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