Ask.fm is a platform that has recently gained much popularity among the youth. It provides you with an option of asking questions from anyone with this account by keeping yourself anonymous to the person. Many people find it very amusing and interesting. People can even ask questions from their friends and they would never recognize them. But this platform has not come without the harms. Abusing, sexual harassment, bullying are some of the many harms that this platform has brought with it. The violence is unavoidable and once you are molested, there is no way out of it.
Many people, mostly the parents, have started showing their concerns on this issue. Controversies and debates are long going on this topic whether ask.fm is a secure social network to be amused of but it has occurred that most of the people find it an intervention in their privacy and are convinced on deleting their accounts.
How do I delete my ask.fm account?
If you have made up our mind and are determined to delete your account, all you need to do is to make a request through the user feedback, asking them formally to delete your account from their data bases. Other alternative is to deactivate your account yourself following these easy steps.
- On the top, right hand corner of the ask.fm page, go to the “settings”
- Next, go to the profile page
- From the given options, click on “disable account” option
- To make sure your account is deactivated, provide them with your password.
This action of yours will provide ultimate security to your account, hindering all kinds of access and operations to your account and disabling anyone to visit your profile. It will also stop giving you the updates from other peoples’ profiles. It is strongly advised that you remove all your personal photos, videos and albums before you decide to deactivate your account. Deactivating the account will not completely prevent you from accessing your profile. It will still provide you with an option to reactivate it anytime by simply logging in again.
This is how you do it in one simple, quick step.
One thing you should not forget, a already mentioned before, is that deactivating your account will not terminate it form the severs behind. You can still activate it whenever you want. In order to put an end to it, you will have to send a request through the feedback page of the ask.fm.
Many people also encounter the difficult of forgetting their password and hence are enable to delete or deactivate their account. They need not to be apprehended. Ask.fm provides them to reset their password if they have forgotten it. All that is required to do is to click on the “forgot password” option which will ask you to reset it and access your account with a new password. Once logged in, you can now perform the action of either deactivating or deleting your account.