Safety Center

Welcome to Ask.fm’s new and improved Safety Center, full of information to help you get the most out of our service in a safer and more positive way.

Do you know about Ask.fm’s new view on safety?
Watch the video below to meet our Safety Team and learn more about our
safety commitment and philosophy:

Teens

Thanks for being a part of Ask.fm! The new Ask.fm team is dedicated to making your experience as fun and positive as possible. Before diving in, make sure you familiarize yourself with our Terms of Use. Have questions about the safety, blocking and reporting tools on Ask.fm? Check out this helpful product feature guide. Feel free to browse and explore the articles below – we are adding new ones all the time so check back often! Remember, you can reach us anytime with thoughts or feedback (and to report abuse) by visiting the Contact Us page.

 

Ask.fm Teen Guide: Being Smart & Safe on Ask.fm

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A Letter to Teens on Ask.fm

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By: Hemanshu (Hemu) Nigam

Teen Tips: Stopping CyberBullies in Their Tracks

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By: Anne Collier & Larry Magid, ConnectSafely

Teachers

Educators and school professionals are critical partners in the journey to make Ask.fm safer. We know you are on the front lines, playing an integral role in helping teens make healthy choices as they navigate dozens of new apps, social media sites and services. This is a new and rapidly changing world for all of us. We want to work with you so you can feel informed and confident in talking with students, their families and colleagues about how teens use Ask.fm, how the site works and the safety features available. We also want to provide research-based guidance from outside experts on real challenges teens face today specific to bullying and cyberbullying and what you can do to identify and stop it. We are adding new content all the time, so please check back often! We want to hear from you. You can reach us anytime by visiting the Contact Us page.

Ask.fm Safety Guide for Schools & Educators

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A Science-Based Look at the Digitally Native Teen

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By: Dr. Richard Graham

Parents & Educators: Talk to Your Kids About Social Media!

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By: Marsali Hancock

Parents

This is an unprecedented time for parents. We get it – we’re parents too. This Safety Center is designed to give you the information you need to confidently make the right choices for you and your family when it comes to the complex and often times daunting task of parenting in the digital age. If you’re not familiar with Ask.fm, take some time to view our safety features here. You can also check out our guidelines for teens here and meet the people behind our new view on safety here. We are adding new content all the time, so please check back often! We want to hear from you. You can reach us anytime (with thoughts, feedback or to report abuse) by visiting the Contact Us page.

Ask.fm Safety Guidelines for Parents

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Learning Digital Safety Lessons from the Offline World

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By: Hemanshu (Hemu) Nigam

Dealing with CyberBullying? How to React, And Support Your Teen

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By: Anne Collier & Larry Magid, ConnectSafely

Law Enforcement

It is our goal to create a healthy, open dialogue with the law enforcement community – in fact, the success of the new Ask.fm’s safety approach depends on it. This Safety Center is designed to provide local and national law enforcement professionals the necessary information to do their jobs in keeping our online and offline communities safe, and bringing criminal activity to justice. If you have questions, or need more information, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us through the Contact Us link at the bottom of the page.

Ask.fm Guide For Law Enforcement Requests

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