Formspring – The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

By | December 29th, 2010|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , |

Formspring is a question and answer website, its like having your own little interview where you can ask anyone anything. You set up your own profile page and people can ask you questions. Users can ask questions anonymously if they like. You can link your account to sites such as Facebook, Twitter and Blogger.Its been over a year now since Formspring started, and its been very popular indeed. Here are my thoughts on the site. The GoodIf used properly this site can be fun. People can ask you whatever questions they like and you can choose whether to answer them or not.  For instance if you like a person, and want to get to know them better but are too shy or just don't want it known yet, this can be very handy.   Other people can then read all of the questions and answers, so its like reading an interview, which can be very interesting, and/or funny with thoughtful or fascinating questions. The BadUnfortunately not everyone asks the right questions.  I've seen people (teenagers) being bullied with questions or  degrading statements or [...]