Sarahah app: Brutally honest, or cyber bullying? – KMTV

OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) – It’s called Sarahah, and it’s the latest app some are sharing for the trendy appeal, while others worry about cyber bullying.

Brandon Cordes, 35, is a stand-up comedian who has downloaded the app. He’s used to hecklers to his face. Now, with Sarahah, people can heckle- or compliment-anonymously.

“With hecklers, it’s usually someone who is drunk or thinks they’re funny, so you can usually shoo it off. When it comes to no face, we can see how the internet can be. So it’s terrifying,” Cordes says.

In a nutshell, here’s how it works. Users download the app to their phone or sign up for an account online. They then share a link to their Sarahah account to social media, and wait for the comments to come in. The name, is Arabic for “honesty” and was the creation of a Saudi developer who made it for workplace feedback. Parent worry

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