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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

By Sarah Asch & Holly Parkin

November 24, 2014

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 Social Media App Yik Yak Strikes Campus

New Social Media App Yik Yak Strikes Campus

By Caroline Frost

October 24, 2014

Yik Yak, a new social media app that came out in December 2013, has recently become popular nationwide and among Tam students. The app works as an “anonymous bulletin board,” where users can post anonymous messages of their choice. Since the app first gained popularity, students and parents have...