Is Ask.fm Evil or AWESOME? Social media Q& A anonymous site w/ FB & Twitter integration
Ask & Answer is HUGE & growing w/ US kids because of the anonymity - AND because parents and grownups don't know much about it. There has also been some reports of suicide due to cyberbullying on it. Before parents, teachers, or admin freak out about it - check it out.
I also see how this could be used by the savvy teacher or librarian to get feedback but that would or could also turn dicey. You now CAN block & report users making bad choices & delete spam or inapropriate answers - but you can never find out who wrote them. That's the kid allure.
What do you think?
To understand any new trend I always try & join it - to get a sense of it.Here's mine: