Ask.fm Safety Center Blog

Kicking Off Summer on the Right (and Safe) Foot

In addition to being the official start of summer, June is Internet Safety Month (you can read more about it from our friends at the National Cyber Security Alliance). That makes now the perfect time to revisit digital safety rules of the road for consumers of any age, but particularly teens as they ramp up Continue Reading…

Internet Safety Month – Q&A with Dr. Justin Patchin

ASKfm is celebrating Internet Safety Month in June with a Q&A series offering different perspectives on some of the most-talked about issues relating to teens being smart and safe online. We kick things off here with a conversation with cyberbullying expert (and ASKfm Safety Advisory Board member) Dr. Justin Patchin to separate the truth from the hype Continue Reading…

Internet Safety Month – A Conversation with J.J. Cannon

ASKfm is celebrating Internet Safety Month in June with a Q&A series offering different perspectives on some of the most-talked about issues relating to teens being smart and safe online. Today’s post comes from J.J. Cannon, social media expert and author of @Sophie Takes A #Selfie, discussing her views on the value of social media for today’s Continue Reading…

ASKfm Celebrates Global Safer Internet Day 2015

Safer Internet Day 2015 is here and ASKfm is proud to be sponsoring the annual US awareness campaign hosted by ConnectSafely.org, a leading voice and resource for helping Internet users make safer choices online. Safer Internet Day is critical for both our industry and Internet users all over the world, and we want to do Continue Reading…

Research Focuses on Young People’s Use of Digital Technology

The run up to Safer Internet Day in February each year often coincides with the release of research about children and young people’s use of the Internet. 2015 was no exception. I listened to a number of contributions that were pertinent and useful for practitioners, educators and parents to consider and reflect on. Beauty sleep Continue Reading…

Welcome to our brand new Safety Center!

We’re really excited about this: in the last few months, ASKfm has hired a whole new team dedicated to reinventing ASKfm from the ground up to build the best experience possible for our users – a much safer experience, a more fun experience, and the best way to express yourself through questions and answers on Continue Reading…