Yik Yak, the Anonymous Messaging App, Is Dead

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Yik Yak, the anonymous messaging app beloved and loathed on university campuses in equal measures, is no more. The company is currently winding down the app, leaving gossipmongers and cyberbullies with one less app to ply their trade. Will anyone miss Yik Yak? Probably not. Yik Yak launched in 2013 with the promise of letting people communicate with those around them. Anonymous users could talk to other anonymous users in a defined radius. Which made it perfect for university campuses where gossip is a commodity. So much so that Yik Yak raked in over $70 million worth of funding, at…

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