A controversial return: Anonymous social media app Yik Yak makes a comeback at UGA | Arts & Culture

The social media app Yik Yak reached peak popularity in 2014 before being shut down indefinitely in 2017 due to claims of cyberbullying and threats that overwhelmed the app. Now, the platform has returned seemingly out of nowhere under new ownership to schools across the country, including the University of Georgia. The new owners of… Continue reading A controversial return: Anonymous social media app Yik Yak makes a comeback at UGA | Arts & Culture

Yik Yak, the controversial anonymous social media app, is back

Remember the Yik Yak app? It’s back. Screenshot by CNET Yik Yak, the free, anonymous social media app, has returned to the App Store after a four-year hiatus. For now, Yik Yak is only available for iPhone in the US, but the app plans to expand its availability, according to a Monday tweet from the… Continue reading Yik Yak, the controversial anonymous social media app, is back