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Sarahah App: What Is It, How to Download, Share on Facebook or Delete Account

Unlike other social networking platforms, Sarahah neither has reply mechanism nor does it reveals the identity of sender of a message.
Written by: India TV Lifestyle Desk New Delhi August 13, 2017 12:34 IST
India TV Lifestyle Desk

Sarahah, the anonymous messaging application is the latest bug which has bit internet users of India. Though, this app is two-months old but it recently became viral among netizens over here. Sarahah which was created by a Saudi Arabia developer Zain Alabdin Tawfiq means honesty or candour in Arabic. The app which was designed for the purpose of constructive feedback became insanely popular in short span of time and topped Apple’ App Store in almost 30 countries.


The app which is now fourth top rated application in Apple store was initially designed as feedback tool at workplace but it soon gained popularity among teens who started using it on Snapchat. This secret messaging application helps to realise one’s strength and areas of improvement. Unlike other social networking platforms, Sarahah neither has reply mechanism nor does it reveals the identity of sender of a message.


In the words of Sarahah itself : "Sarahah 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’s all you need to know about Sarahah


How to download Sarahah App?


The application is available free of cost on Android and iOS. After creating an account on Sarahah, one can share their profile on social media so that they can start receiving messages. One who hasn’t registered on the app can also send texts.


How Sarahah works and how you can share it on Facebook or other social platforms?


Sarahah has been kept simple with just three sections. One section shows received messages while the other two are for marked and sent messages. It also has a search option which can be used to look for users. As the app has no reply option, one can share the anonymous message with a remark on their Facebook, Twitter or other social media accounts.


How can Sarahah have the negative impact on netizen?


Sarahah can be fun but even people can be a cyber-bully and rude on internet. Some say that it will give rise to cyber bullying as anonymity to trollers simply means encouraging them more. If your sentiments get hurt very soon, Sarahah may not be a very good option to go for.