Following on ASKfm is anonymous. This gives you the opportunity to stay unknown to people you follow. However, you can still know how popular your account is by checking your follower count!
The main problem with Ask.fm is the anonymous content and that there is no monitoring by Ask.fm. Because the site allows anonymous, non-monitored content, it is increasingly being used for cyberbullying, sexualized content, and other abuses.
Can the user see if you take a screenshot? Definitely not. We’ll leave that to Snapchat.
Act like a user you want to follow. Use visual elements – videos, photos, emojis, gifs. Post original content. Be visible outside of your profile – ask questions, like other users’ answers and share your content on social networks.
The founders of Ask.fm – the popular social Q&A app that was caught up in a cyberbullying media storm prior to its acquisition by IAC – have endorsed new dating app Mint
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We currently do not support private profiles. All profiles are public.
How can we see our old answers to questions? Ask. fmhttps://ask.fm/askfmhelp.
Ask.fm is a mobile and web social network that allows you to ask questions – to your friends or others who also use the service. People use Ask.fm to ask all sorts of things about life, religion, politics, books, pop culture, food, travel and more.
Concerns about ASKfm
Pornographic content. And often it’s not just questions…it’s accusations. Slanderous rumors disguised as inquiries. The app offers children an open invitation to engage in defamatory gossip, use profanity and insults, and yes, bully their peers.
It was more difficult for us. Not much venture capital comes to Latvia. But we’ve done some valuations with experts, and the company is worth more than a hundred million dollars.
Ask.fm was founded in 2010 with the goal of “creating a place where young people can ask each other the questions that are shaping their world”. But the social network, which allows users to remain anonymous, has been criticized for its response to bullying.
Headquarters relocated to Dublin, Ireland following its acquisition by IAC (which also owns Ask.com) in 2014. In 2016, IAC sold it to Noosphere Ventures, a California-based asset management firm.
If you are using a web browser, please click on the dots next to the question and you will find an option to delete. If you are using ASKfm app, swipe the question and you will find an option to remove.
ASKfm Help. August 25, 2017. Follow. Shoutout is a feature that allows you to send questions to nearby users. When a user sends a shoutout, he or she doesn’t know who will receive their question.