False Claim: Receiving Call from ‘777888999’ Will Cause Your Phone to Explode
The claim being shared with a video says that the number has virus in it and causes phones to blast when the call is received.
A video has been doing rounds on social media the last few years showing a phone exploding after receiving a call from a the number ‘777888999’. The video also consists of what seems like footage from a hospital, where a boy with a bloody jaw is lying on a stretcher, and a clipped version of ABP Live video. The video ends with a man saying that he received a call from 777888999 but he did not respond as he knew what could happen. The claim being shared with it says that the number has virus in it and causes phones to blast when the call is received.