ASKfm has a Safety Center to “empower users with the information, guidance and tools they need to navigate safely and enjoy the service.” Watch this Safe Smart Social video to learn more.
No violence was observed during the review period, and there's no violence within the app's content itself.
Parents need to know that - Live Video Streaming App! is a tool for broadcasting live-streaming videos and watching others' videos.
Internet horror stories passed around on forums and other sites to disturb and frighten readers.
Includes stories from Slender Man, a fictional character that inspired two 12-year-old Wisconsin girls to stab and nearly kill a friend.
Advertised as “Funny Anonymous School News For Confessions & Compliments” in the Apple Store, this anonymous app by Ambient is much like Yik Yak and Whisper. Learn more about After School in this Safe Smart Social video.
ASKfm is a social network where members interact by inviting others to ask anonymous questions.
During the review period, profanity and racial slurs were commonplace, some users were scantily clad, one 13-year-old was asked sexually charged questions, and one broadcast showed someone preparing marijuana.
Privacy issues abound as users have no control over who views their broadcasts, and all their clicks and interactions as a viewer could be collected or shared.
On the demand side, the internet has made finding sex workers more convenient for ‘Johns,’ Bowersox said.