The Guilfordian

Yik Yak offers dangerous anonymity

A student looks at Yik Yak on their phone. The app has caused controversy for its anonymous posts.

Caleb Amstutz, Staff Writer

October 23, 2015

Like Facebook 10 years ago, Yik Yak has taken the campus social media scene by storm. Yik Yak allows students to post anonymously about anything that comes to mind, and while most of these anonymous ‘Yaks’ may appear harmless, many of them are not. Shortly after release in 2013, Yik Yak became...