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…

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  • Facebook Audience Optimization for Publishers: This Week in Social Media

    … shows here. . The Social Media Marketing Tools Show In this episode tech and tools expert Steve Dotto explores How to Automate Your Content Promotion With Edgar. Simplify your social and build your business in just 10 minutes a week by subscribing to future shows here. More News to Note Nielsen Introduces Social Content Ratings: “Nielsen’s Social…

    Social Media Examinerin Social- 24 readers -
  • Twitter Expands Article Previews: This Week in Social Media

    … in the world!” AvFX: A mobile editing tool for iOS that adds “awesome video effect and background music” to your videos on Instagram, Facebook, YouTube and more. “Tap a filter, (if you want background music, tap the music note to add music) tap the record button, & tap stop button when you’re done.” Weekly Video Tip: How to Use Facebook’s…

    Cindy King/ Social Media Examinerin Social- 23 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…

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  • Helicopter Parent Uses Yik Yak to PEEK Into College Life

    … of their children, even if they’re attending college. Lori Rozsa, a contributor to the New York Times Motherlode blog, provides insight into college life by using Yik Yak’s remote feed viewing feature – PEEK. Rozsa’s experience as a “recovering helicopter parent” drove her to investigate her child’s college feed. Since these updates were…

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