Anonymous App After School Hopes Safety Changes Can Reverse App Store Ban

Re/code – Kurt Wagner

Sometimes, a new year can bring a fresh start — and no one could use a fresh start more than anonymous social networking app After School.

The app, which has been banned from Apple’s App Store for almost a month, is looking to change its reputation and get back into Apple’s good graces after safety threats and cyberbullying led Apple to pull it from the store in early December.

In the first week of 2015, the company has added a new alert system for threats, added an online reporting form and asked suicide prevention and cyberbullying experts to join their newly created safety board, which COO Cory Levy says he’ll bounce product and strategy ideas off of. Read More