It’s come to my attention that there may well exist some “unofficial” ASMR websites or locations on the web – one of the known ones is a Facebook presence claiming to be an official representation, and it is indeed NOT affiliated with ASMR Research and Support in any “official” capacity. Another is a Facebook page named “ASMR” and was started up by a well-meaning community member who may have been unaware of the all ready existing Facebook page. As you may well know, the official ASMR Research and Support Facebook page is here. And our Facebook group is here (closed so you’ll have to join).
When in doubt, check the listing of network sites in the sidebar here on the blog, or in the Hotspots page. If a website’s URL isn’t listed there, use caution. You can always contact me or one of the other research team members for further information.
While we can’t stop anyone from creating their own Facebook profiles, groups, or pages, or any other sites dedicated to ASMR, we just wish to politely ask the creators of these presences on the web that they not intentionally mislead people who are looking for the more established websites and presences online – and by this I’m referring to sites linked to ASMR Research and Support. I’m specifically taking issue here with individuals who are not part of our research team or even the community who might take, without permission, names; logos; graphics, information and other such things associated with Research and Support. And the last thing we want is for anybody to end up being mislead or scammed.
We’re aware of other pages and groups on Facebook and thankfully to date most if not all of them seem harmless. If you wish to join these groups, feel free to do so, but be sure to take in to account privacy issues. One of these groups for example is open and not closed to the public, so anything you post on it could very well end up being available for others to see. Decide whether you’re okay with this before posting anything personal.
We’re doing our best to communicate our concerns with the creators of these web presences, and I thought it best to just make the community aware of the fact.
These are just mini-updates that I was too lazy or busy to make a post for. They also list changes or additions that have been made to the blog, for interest's sake and to follow how the blog is developing.
- Work in progress on new page.Full list here.
- Enabled mobile layout for blog.
- Updated hotspots page.
- Work in progress on new page.
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