Askfm is a social network where users can ask others questions. Users can choose to be anonymous or not.
Why is it a risk?
ASKfm has a mild rating from the App Store on the following topics: Alcohol, tobacco, drug use, suggestive themes, sexual content and nudity, violence, and profanity. In addition to this, the NSPCC found that ASKfm is considered to be one of the most dangerous sits according to 11-18 year olds. In 2017 a young girl had gone to the extent of taking her own life due to the horrific cyberbullying conducted on the platform as reported by the Irish Examiner.