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Things Aren't Going Well for Once-Popular App Yik Yak

The company laid off 60% of its employees Thursday

(Newser) - Yik Yak collapse. The Verge reports the once-popular college social-networking app that had visions of rivaling Facebook laid off 60% of its employees Thursday. The layoffs affected 30 employees largely from Yik Yak's community, marketing, design, and product teams. "I didn't know that it was going to... More »

Mizzou Student Arrested After Online Threats Were Made

'[I'll] shoot every black person I see.'

(Newser) - Racial tensions remain high at the University of Missouri in a week rife with strife , and campus police brought in Hunter M. Park, 19, early Wednesday on suspicion of making a terror threat on Yik Yak and other social media the night before, the Columbia Daily Tribune reports. An MUPD... More »

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