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Anonymous app humors, harms students

Anonymous app humors, harms students

Veronica De La Cruz

November 16, 2014

Filed under Columns, Opinion

As if Chico State didn’t get enough negative attention from apps like Fade, now Yik Yak wants to join the fun. Similar to Fade, Yik Yak draws in eager young adults with its anonymity. The app connects users within a specific area and lets them engage in conversation without revealing their i...

Yik Yak hits Chico State

Yik Yak hits Chico State

Lauren Steele

November 1, 2014

Filed under Features

All around a classroom, students sneakily scan their phones to stay entertained during a boring lecture. Their screens light up with a bright teal background and a feed of Chico State students conversing pops up on the screen. This app is Yik Yak, a new social media outlet that anonymously conn...

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