What is Sarahah and why it is trending all over social media

Sarahah is basically a mobile app through which the users can send messages to the receiver anonymously. Interestingly, Sarahah means ‘honesty’ in Arabic, though this honesty is delivered anonymously. The app is available in English as well as Arabic for iOS and Android users. Its use can be very beneficial in terms of many uses.

What is Sarahah and why it is trending all over social media

What is Sarahah?

Zainal Abidin Tawfiq from Saudi Arabia has created Sarahah. The idea was to develop an app to create a way for people to share honest thoughts anonymously with their friends and contacts. The app encourages you in finding your qualities and ranges for improvement. This app allows receiving fair criticism from the employees or anyone.

It is very beneficial for the employees. They can find their zones of quality and those needing change. It also enables the friends to discuss each other sincerely. Moreover, they can discuss each other about their qualities and areas for improvement.

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Sarahah trending all over social media

The idea of Sarahah app is not new. It’s fortunate for the developer that it had gained much fame in less time. Since its launch two months prior it has achieved number one in Apple’s App Store in 30 nations, including the UK. People are gone crazy over its use. It seems that everyone is using this app to tell their real feelings to their friends anonymously.


There is positive as well as the negative use of this app. Using it in a positive manner, the employees or anyone can do criticism or can tell their real feelings to the receiver. This may ultimately lead to betterment. But, on the other hand, many people have also complained about its negative use. One of the customers said, “My 13-year-old sister utilizes this and she got a death threat aimed our 2-year-old sibling. The app is trending all over social media due to its feature of sending the message anonymously. It is analyzed that it will not last later due to its negative use.

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