Ask.fm is a social networking site where users can invite questions from other users on the site or from anonymous users. The site was launched on June 16, 2010 in Latvia as a rival to Formspring. It has since overtaken the latter in terms of worldwide traffic generated.
Ask.fm is a global community. Ask.fm already have more than 120 million members in over 150 countries. Ask.fm is a community built on core values, on togetherness, trust and mutual respect. Teenage years are often a voyage of self-discovery. Ask.fm make the journey easier by giving their members the option of anonymity. It fosters uninhibited, truthful conversations.
Ask.fm have created a place for their members to have fun, share information, make friends and express themselves freely. They want them to do this in a safe environment. So ask.fm are working hard 24/7 to create and maintain robust and wide ranging safety measures. If there is one thing that matters to Ask.fm as much as their passion for asking questions, it is the well-being of their members.
When Ask.fm was still just an idea of its founders, they believed that their long-term success, and the benefits of their site to their young users, would hinge on the healthiness of the online environment that they created. The speed with which Ask.fm has grown and the prominent role it plays in millions of lives around the world only highlights the responsibility we have for your sons and daughters, your students, your friends, for you. It’s a commitment they take very seriously.
So they are doing everything they can to make our world a happy, fun and safe place to be. We outline these things here on their site but if there is anything you are concerned about, please do not hesitate to ask. Their commitment to their users and to you – their parents, guardians and teachers – begins with Ask.fm´s promise to reply as fast as they can.