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Yik Yak- The New Social Media: Who is Boot Girl?

Yik Yak- The New Social Media: Who is Boot Girl?

A few months ago I first heard about the hottest new social media app among college students- Yik Yak. Several people had mentioned it on Twitter so I decided to download it to see what it was all about. The app is basically an anonymous Twitter. It allows people to post anonymous thoughts or “yaks,” as the app calls it, and anyone can vote those yaks up or down. Some consider the app to be the worst form of social media because there is no accountability for what is said- a perfect lair for cyber bullies.

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