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Attack of the Yak: The New Breed of App-Based Cyber Bullying

Attack of the Yak: The New Breed of App-Based Cyber Bullying

Sarah Asch & Holly Parkin

November 24, 2014


Filed under Features

Melanie scrolled through the funny comments on the app Yik Yak, laughing occasionally at posts she found relatable. All of a sudden, she had an idea. Before she really thought about it, she typed out her joke into the app, making a joke about a girl in her grade, and hit post. Almost immediately afterwards,...

New App Creates Controversy

New App Creates Controversy

Natasha Harvey

May 20, 2013


Filed under News

A new application called Lulu has struck the teenage world that allows girls to comment and rate their male Facebook friends. The app was originally popular among college students and has now made it to the high school social scene and is rapidly increasing in popularity. The only way to log in with Lu...

Facebook buys Instagram

Facebook buys Instagram

Anna Vandergriff

May 21, 2012


Filed under News

Facebook bought Instagram on April 9 for roughly $1 billion, according to the "New York Times." Instagram, a free photo-sharing network based in San Francisco, allows you to take pictures on your smartphone or iPad, add a filter to them, and share them with your friends. Instagram gained over 35 million...

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