Press Releases


#Back2ASKfm! 1 000 000 millennials in quarantine returned to their accounts.

Since March 16, Twitter & Instagram users began to massively publish tweets about returning to the legendary application of our childhood, ASKfm. 1 mln Millennials and Gen Z bring back ASKfm while staying at home/during quarantine due to Coronavirus (Covid-19). The application reached the 1st place in the App Store… More

ASQ Protocol and Skyrora Launch $100,000 Into The Troposphere

September 12, 2018, Zug, Switzerland – The ASQ Protocol—part of the ASKfm network—has taken its token into the troposphere with its most recent airdrop for users and the wider crypto community. The campaign which is set to begin September 14, 2018, will last until September 30, 2018. Unlike most airdrops which are… More

ASKfm Launches ASQ protocol to take on the content economy

September 3, 2018, Zug, Switzerland – After months of research and interaction with the crypto community, ASKfm is ready to introduce their newest offering for content creation and distribution—the ASQ Protocol. This new project aims to tackle many of the problems present in the current model of content distribution. Commercial… More

The Mount Everest climbing tragedy: an investigation

RIGA, Latvia, May 29, 2018 – ASKfm, an Irish company with base of operations in Latvia and Ukraine, has conducted its own thorough investigation into the disappearance of a local person accompanying an expedition to Mount Everest sponsored by ASKfm.   The Ukrainian expedition to Mount Everest and Mount Lhotse was… More

Official statement from ASKfm about the Everest case

RIGA, Latvia, May 26, 2018 –, an Irish company with its base of operations in Latvia and Ukraine, is publishing this press release in response to recent media articles and speculative reports concerning the well-being of a missing Sherpa who was accompanying a group of climbers scaling Mount Everest, including… More

ASKfm Prepares To Launch Private Token Sale

RIGA, Latvia, May 3, 2018 – Rumors have been popping up all over the web, but now it’s official. Popular question-and-answer platform ASKfm is kicking off their private token sale event, in anticipation of the new blockchain powered ASKfm 2.0 platform scheduled to launch later this year. In their constant… More

New ASKfm Feature: Answer Thread

ASKfm, the global Q&A network with more than 215 million users, launched its brand new “Answer Thread” feature on  February 5, 2018. The feature is now available on all platforms around the world. In our recent survey, 76% of ASKfm members stated that they want to be able to pose… More

New research from The Diana Award reveals crowdsourcing of identity amongst young people due to online pressures

A new research carried out by The Diana Award in partnership with ASKfm and psychologist Dr Linda Papadopoulos has revealed several important findings that highlight how the online world is changing the way young people develop their identity. 63% of the young people participating in the research say people behave… More

ASKfm Teams Up with Koko to Tackle Self-Messaging Issues

In order to further improve the safety of its social media platform and to continue offering young people a positive and enjoyable online experience, ASKfm has teamed up with Koko, an online emotional distress-support and response service, to respond to the emerging phenomenon of users sending hurtful messages to themselves,… More

ASKfm launches a new feature for schoolchildren

In December 2017 ASKfm, the world’s largest Q&A platform, launched a new “Schools” functionality in the United Kingdom and Russia. Available on all ASKfm platforms, the feature makes it easier for British and Russian kids to get in touch with their schoolmates and exchange questions and answers openly or anonymously… More