There’s a new app beating out YouTube, Instagram, Facebook and Snapchat at the top of the App Store.
It’s called Sarahah, and it’s an app for sending and receiving feedback from friends and co-workers anonymously.
The app created by Saudi developer ZainAlabdin Tawfiq allows users to receive anonymous comments. According to a description of Sarahah, the app “helps you in discovering your strengths and areas for improvement by receiving honest feedback from your employees and your friends in a private manner.”
Here are four things you should know about Sarahah:
1) If you allow for Feedback, anyone can leave it for you.
Sarahah is the most popular app in the world right now, but you may not know much about it. The app, launched in February 2017, allows users to send anonymous messages and feedback to each other. you’re unable to reply to the feedback! If you want you can like the comment.
2) You don’t Really Follow user of Sarahah:
The comment you have received, sent and favorited. That’s the closest you get to a “follow” option if you want to continue sending feedback to a user. Currently, there’s no way to respond to a message.
3) People are already complaining about negative comments
Frustrated users are angry with the app’s creators for allegedly facilitating online bullying through the platform. Unfortunately, a lot of the comments people receive and send on the app are downright nasty. Since you don’t know who’s sending the hate, it makes things even worse. You don’t know which of your friends or coworkers is truly your enemy.
4) Million Users worldwide of Sarahah:
The app was built by Saudi designer Zain al-Abidin Tawfiq, and launched in the Middle East in February. It arrived in the Apple Store in June. At the end of February, the app had an approximate 2.5 million users in Egypt, 1.7 million in Tunisia, and 1.2 million in Saudi Arabia. A number of users have only grown and spread across the world since the launch.