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  • Terrible service, terrible quality.

    • By Seth C.,
    • McCrory, AR,
    • Jan 26, 2020
    • Verified Reviewer

    Hello there. Now, to say Brainly is not a very good website is like joining an already massive crowd, although I can list several reasons why my experience on Brainly wasn't enjoyable. To begin; Brainly now charges users for a subscription of Brainly Plus, you may ask, what is Brainly Plus? It's a subscription that allows you to see the answers on your question without having to watch an advertisement (which is usually OF Brainly Plus). Brainly Plus' primary problem is that it didn't work a lot of the time, some users (such as myself) have experienced errors such as answers still being blurred out, account not working, still charging after canceling, etc. The free trial is no better, you are required to type in your credit card information and when the free trial begins, more often than not, you're locked in, you still have to pay a subscription fee even if you've already canceled. In my personal opinion, Brainly has no right to charge people for information that they don't provide, unless they're giving that revenue back to the content creators.

    Another problem with Brainly is the moderators, who will report users' questions for things such as: posting links, setting an Algebra question as "Algebra" and many other things. I personally believe that this is both in violation of common decency (and probably a term of service as a moderator) and in a promise of good moderation (which a lot of Brainly's bot-reviews say the moderation is). On top of all this, questions are rarely if ever answered, and usually in 3 days to a week. Answers usually contain incorrect answers, no work, or improper explanations. Above all else, in my opinion, I think Brainly is not a very efficient choice for getting past your tests unless you have enough time and money to throw at the website. I personally recommend you find different websites. I wish you all good luck out there, and if you're reading this, have a nice day!

    Bottom Line: No, I would not recommend this to a friend

    • Apr 1, 2020

      Company Response from Brainly, Inc.

      Sorry to hear you didn't enjoy your experience on Brainly :(

      We want to improve, so your feedback will be shared with the rest of the Brainly Team!

  • What the heck

    • By Jadzia G.,
    • Nov 12, 2019
    • Verified Reviewer

    I can't make an account, what the heck! This is all it says "We’re sorry, but we are not able to complete your registration at this time." I've tried like a hundred times, when can I get in!

    Bottom Line: No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • It's a scam.

    • By Liam M.,
    • Florida,
    • Aug 19, 2019
    • Verified Reviewer

    This is an app that doesn't allow you access unless you pay for their subscription and give them money. While the cost is ludicrous, this would not normally be an issue as there are always people willing to pay for a service such as this.

    However, this is a website that is primarily used by students, including children. Their entire ad platform is designed to convince you to pay for the subscription; if you don't provide credit card information, it assumes you just don't have one, and tells you that your parents can use theirs.

    As for the final result, assuming you pay for it, it's a completely terrible app with not a professional insight. As this site is used by children, with unhelpful moderators that also don't know the material, this app only serves to obstruct real learning. Garbage on a gilded pedestal, locked behind a steep paywall.

    Bottom Line: No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • They scammed me

    • By Aisha H.,
    • Texas,
    • Jun 10, 2019
    • Verified Reviewer

    I cancel my free trial for Brainly Plus and they charged me for it. They never respond to the emails, and once I had canceled the Brainly Plus subscription that I was charged $24 was taken away when it had said that I had access for a year. Brainly is a scam and don't give them your credit card info unless you want a problem with them.

    Bottom Line: No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Greedy

    • By Marli C.,
    • No,
    • Apr 23, 2019
    • Verified Reviewer

    For the couple of months I've been doing online school, Brainly at first was helpful. It would give me three free answers for three different questions, and after that, I could watch ads to get more help. Now, it gives one answer and completely blocks me from seeing the problems worked out, let alone the ads. I'm really ticked off. This was the only website I could find the questions on and it was quite reliable with the help, but now it's complete garbage. They expect students to actually pay money? Nah.

    Bottom Line: No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • This app/website is not very helpful

    • By Aubrey C.,
    • Bryant, AR,
    • Apr 13, 2019
    • Verified Reviewer

    I use this app to help me with some of my school work and sometimes it is great to use, but the questions I have asked have either been ignored and deleted because there was no answer for it, or people spam the answer box just to get the points and I don't think it's right or fair! Also, there are some really rude people on this app/website.

    Bottom Line: No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • I will just explain why Brainly is not that helpful for others and you.

    • By Jacob T.,
    • Hemet, CA,
    • Nov 17, 2018
    • Verified Reviewer

    Brainly has not been the best experience for me because you may not get rid of people sending you notifications and sometimes you are not able to answer some questions. It is not the best app, and I prefer Quoro.

    Bottom Line: No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • BS answers

    • By C G.,
    • California,
    • Oct 19, 2018
    • Verified Reviewer

    I'm an answerer on Brainly! And, I'm probably one of the smartest minors on there. Yes, Brainly is awful when it comes to getting your questions answered. If you want help from someone that ISN'T a blind guess, good luck! You will not be finding it here.

    Bottom Line: No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Reporting is dumb on here

    • By Leo Hernandez,
    • Los Angeles, CA,
    • May 1, 2018
    • Verified Reviewer

    I got reported for having links on it when there are THOUSANDS of other people who also had links. And they delete my question, and it's not true that 80 percent of questions get answered, I believe it's 80 percent of them don't. I see so many of them not being answered. Overall, it is very bad and unfair, which might explain why it's free.

    Bottom Line: No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • People on here are not smart at all. They be giving you the wrong answers all the time. And I just stopped using the app. Such a let down.

    I stopped using this app because people don't know how to answer a question right. So please update your app! And make sure that the people know their stuff. I'm in high school, and I used this app to help me with my homework. And I post a question, and I just want the right answer that's all. Heck, school is hard enough; I just wanted some help. Thank you.

    Bottom Line: No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Pretty funky and buggy

    • By Shukant Pal,
    • Uttar Pradesh, India,
    • Mar 13, 2018
    • Verified Reviewer

    This site is very unprofessional. There is no concept of text formatting or even previewing your answer, especially while using math symbols. I tried to answer many questions, but in the end, I find that the answers are totally absurd because of the improper math. There isn't even an option to edit the answer. I really started hating the featureless site and decided to delete my account.

    Also, most questions are improperly asked. I think this site is a waste of time for smart/brilliant students.

    Bottom Line: No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Bad

    My review on Brainly is bad because not only do they delete your questions, they report people who are literally asking questions like I've been reported 40 times already, and Brainly literally sucks. Why? Because I've tried ten times to write a question but Brainly thinks it contains inappropriate language when it doesn't.

    Bottom Line: Yes, I would recommend this to a friend

  • The website went downhill

    Okay first off, OpenStudy came out first. That existed and annoyed people because it was very buggy, but people liked using it and sometimes wasted their money on it as well. Then about 5 years later (this year) the guys decided to close it and make Brainly, the huge new thing. I hated that because it cost points to ask a question that rarely got answered, and even if they did, sometimes it was wrong or not helpful at all. I got used to it, and I was fine until now.

    They decided to add subscriptions for, wait for it, $15 a month. Overkill; it made Brainly just like all the other websites. The problem with subscriptions is you can't view "verified" answers. Verified answers are normally 100% right, however, there is a 5% chance of them being wrong. That's pretty much all, it's good unless the help you're looking for is verified, unless you want to waste 15 bucks a month.

    Don't use Brainly; Peeranswer.com works just as well.

    Bottom Line: No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Money

    • By Fallon Moore,
    • Rincon, GA,
    • Aug 30, 2017
    • Verified Reviewer

    When I first started using Brainly, I loved it because I could get help with my homework for FREE. Recently, when I went back to school and came here looking for help, it said I had to pay to see verified answers. As someone who can barely afford their own medications, this made me both sad and angry. I thought I could get help for free, but apparently, I can't because I can't afford to pay $14 a month for a website I barely use. This is extremely unfair to us sad, money-less people.

    Bottom Line: No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Run by teens

    My daughter wasted most of her summer trying to become a moderator. In return, she was excited to get volunteer hours to up her chances at scholarships. Little did we know that she would be managed by a bunch of teenagers looking for reasons to hand out warning points just because. One child she was reporting to is 13, which isn't even old enough to be on Brainly as a moderator. This is a horribly run company run by children.

    Bottom Line: No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Amazing!

    • By Cher Stoup,
    • San Diego, CA,
    • Aug 12, 2017
    • Verified Reviewer

    I'm a moderator on Brainly, I have been for about three years, and I love it. Even before being a moderator, when I was just a regular user, I loved it. Everyone was super helpful, and I got answers super quick! I would definitely recommend this to friends that are either excelling in school or failing. It helps both.

    Bottom Line: Yes, I would recommend this to a friend

  • Good, but not too good.

    • By Nevaeh,
    • Glendale, AZ,
    • Apr 14, 2017
    • Verified Reviewer

    Brainly is a "sit where you can ask and answer questions," although you can earn points, and without at least 10 points, you can no longer ask a question.

    Bottom Line: Yes, I would recommend this to a friend

  • Report options and answer count

    • By Kiyo,
    • Stockton, CA,
    • Mar 31, 2017
    • Verified Reviewer

    I do like Brainly; it has helped me with many of my assignments. But there are some things that annoyed/bothered me while I try to help others. It would be better if there could be four answers on a question, instead of two.

    The report button options for comments (replying to answers) should have an "incorrect answer" option. Because some people put the answers in the comments, hence there can only be two answers.

    Bottom Line: Yes, I would recommend this to a friend

  • Why did Brainly do this!

    I loved it until they deleted my account and would not register me in again! I love this site and they need to give me my account back.

    Bottom Line: Yes, I would recommend this to a friend

  • Unbelievable

    • By Rokaya,
    • UK,
    • Apr 4, 2016
    • Verified Reviewer

    This is my 5th account in Brainly. After an argument on the chat with another person (she was asking me personal questions), I got removed, but not her. All I said was "stop it" and "don't ask me that". My other accounts were removed for no reason, as usual. My brother has it and is talking to the leader of the website, asking why and what happened. Even after all of this, it can be a very good site for homework, helping, but that is a very rare chance, because many people go on it just to cause DRAMA.

    Bottom Line: No, I would not recommend this to a friend

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