Yik Yak

  • Teens and ‘Secret’ Apps (Infographic)

    … By David Cohen on Jul. 19, 2016 - 6:00 PM Why are teens flocking to applications that allow messages to disappear after a set time or that allow them to send content anonymously? Rawhide, a nonprofit organization that assists at-risk youth in Wisconsin, examined teens’ use of Snapchat, Kik, Whisper, Yik Yak, Omegle, WhatsApp, ASKfm, Burn Note and Line, sharing its findings in the infographic below, as well as providing tips for parents. Readers: What are your thoughts on the findings by Rawhide? …

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  • After School, Generation Z, and the Localization of Anonymous Expression

    … the burgeoning locally focused microsites. We’ve all seen the behavior of our friends on these threads, where they move from sensible people to trolls following some antagonistic exchange. Again, people devolve. And if you think adults in those arenas carry themselves with an odd otherness you oughta see the kids. And perhaps you have: JuicyCampus, Yik…

    Street Fightin Social- 9 readers -
  • Facebook Audience Optimization for Publishers: This Week in Social Media

    … Improves Mentions App on iOS: Facebook improved “how you broadcast and save the video after you go live” on Live for Mentions. Facebook also rolled out the ability to “filter posts within your Mentions feed by source as well as by topic” and “reply to private messages sent to your Page or profile from within the Mentions app.” “You can now record…

    Social Media Examinerin Social- 19 readers -
  • Twitter Expands Article Previews: This Week in Social Media

    … is being driven by the convenience and security of using social logins to authenticate on websites and mobile apps. What do you think? Have you seen more content from links on Twitter? Please share your comments below. Tags: avfx, cindy king, crayon, crayon mobile marketing insights platform, facebook see first feature, facebook watch later button, purchases on google, social media news, twitter data dashboard, twitter link, twitter mobile, twitter summary card, vine, vine find people, yik yak, yik yak photo …

    Cindy King/ Social Media Examinerin Social- 19 readers -
  • Yik Yak: Anonymity Doesn’t Mean Without Consequence

    … Privacy is a double edged sword on social media. While many value their anonymity, some see anonymity is a way for people to hide from the consequences of their actions. However, anonymity doesn’t always mean untrackable, and in the case of the Virginia Tech student who used Yik Yak to threaten “another 4.16 moment,” being able to track down…

    Inside Facebookin Social- 5 readers -
  • Helicopter Parent Uses Yik Yak to PEEK Into College Life

    … not what you see on Facebook and Twitter, and it is definitely not the view you get at Parents and Family Weekend. Social media has made it easier than ever to pry, and while safety is a prime concern another concern has emerged too: reputation management. Data from a Pew Research study revealed that nearly 70 percent of parents are concerned…

    AllTwitterin Social Twitter- 9 readers -
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