Sarahah Leads to Harassing Remarks and Criticism for Users

Published By : 14 Aug 2017 | Published By : QYRESEARCH

Sarahah is a social media platform which is gaining its popularity among youth because of its added features over other social media platforms. This application allows the users to keep their identity secret and reveal truth to their friends and colleagues. The Arabic term Sarahah means honesty but some users are using this platform to abuse other people and troll them.

Excitement turning into Depression

It’s been just six months since the introduction of Sarahah, but it is spreading very quickly among the social media audience as it allows users to know their strengths and weaknesses and work on them. This app is available for both iOS and Android users and used to send secret messages to the people. After arrival of this app, social users have shown huge excitement, however which is now turning into depression. The main cause of this depression is the comments that users are getting from their haters, without revealing their identity.

However, there is big bunch of people who are using this app in a positive manner. These people are using this app to send good messages, compliment other and sometimes these people are using this app to point out the weaknesses or negative behavior of their friends or colleges, which help them to overcome those qualities. Zain al-Abidin Tawfiq, a developer from Saudi Arabia has created this app with the clear instructions of using it for constructive purposes. However, it is being used in negative manner at some extent, which may hinder its popularity in future.

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