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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  • Openings and New Hires at IBM, Verve, Infutor, and Pandora

    … Industry veteran Emmett Higdon has joined Javelin Strategy & Research as Director of Mobile. Before joining the team, Higdon was Senior Director of Mobile Strategy at TIAA-CREF and ran his own consulting company. Yik Yak CTO Drops Out The formerly popular anonymous chat app Yik Yak has been fading lately, according to TechCrunch, which cites…

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

    … standard.” Upcoming Social Media News Worth Following Yik Yak Launches Public Beta of Yik Yak for the Web: “Yik Yak for the web is now moving to a public beta – which means that ALL of you are now able to yak away with your local herd on your laptop or desktop!” “Because Yik Yak for the web is still in ‘public beta,’ there will be some features…

    Social Media Examinerin Social- 35 readers -
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