The Sarahah app: What is it and why is it so popular?

From secret crushes to horrible bosses, people are always wishing for ways to vent on someone without breaking the status quo in real life. Well, help is here.

The Sarahah anonymous messaging app provides a platform to search for users, express one’s feelings much easily and anonymously, and end it there.

It was designed as a self-development app, but with the increasing numbers of cases of cyber-stalking and trolling it remains to be seen if this app, which has been making waves in the last few days in India, is the best thing for iOS and Android users.

Remember Orkut’s testimonials? Where a friend can post what they feel about us and we are left feeling good for the rest of the day? We did see this concept used in sayat.me, and maybe a few more websites. But if the feedback is negative, could be from anyone, it could hurt users with anxiety

Read more at: http://www.thehindu.com/sci-tech/technology/internet/the-sarahah-app-what-is-it-and-why-is-it-so-popular/article19474785.ece

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