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  • Users Aren't Enough: Why Yik Yak Is The Latest Casualty Of A Changing Market

    The anonymous chat app is facing significant layoffs, but a damaged reputation may not be the only thing plaguing the once-popular platform.

    The anonymous chat app is facing significant layoffs, but a damaged reputation may not be the only thing plaguing the once-popular platform.

    Yik Yak, the anonymous chat app whose rapid rise to prominence on college campuses in 2014 was followed by a deluge of controversy over bullying and harassment, may be dealing with the same money-related issues that plagued its now-defunct competitor Secret. The company has reportedly whittled its staff down from 50 employees to just 20, writes the Verge, as it faces the ongoing challenge of trying to grow its user base. According to mobile download statistics from App Annie, the anonymous platform has seen a dip in popularity, indicating it may have never recovered from the reputation-damaging issues that dogged it last year.

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  • The 2016 Fast Company Innovation Festival In Photos

    The Fast Company Innovation Festival, which ran from November 1-4, 2016, in New York City, featured more than 200 business leaders sharing insights and behind-the-scenes looks into their companies with a global audience nearly 6,000 strong.

    The Fast Company Innovation Festival, which ran from November 1-4, 2016, in New York City, featured more than 200 business leaders sharing insights and behind-the-scenes looks into their companies with a global audience nearly 6,000 strong.

    The Fast Company Innovation Festival, which ran from November 1-4, 2016, in New York City, featured more than 200 business leaders sharing insights and behind-the-scenes looks into their companies with a global audience nearly 6,000 strong.

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  • Just Before Trump Takes Office, Obama Plans Release Of Intel On Russian Hacking

    The public divide between the intelligence agencies and the president-elect, who questions such Russian ties, is dangerous, say experts.

    The public divide between the intelligence agencies and the president-elect, who questions such Russian ties, is dangerous, say experts.

    Just before Donald Trump takes the presidential oath of office next month, the Obama administration plans to release a full report on Russian connections to cyber attacks during the election, officials said Friday.

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  • A Hacker's Tips For Protecting Your Digital Privacy

    Cyber attacks?and president-elect Trump's criticism of encryption and interest in expanding government surveillance?warrant more vigilance.

    Cyber attacks?and president-elect Trump's criticism of encryption and interest in expanding government surveillance?warrant more vigilance.

    Protecting individual privacy from government intrusion is older than American democracy. In 1604, the attorney general of England, Sir Edward Coke, ruled that a man's house is his castle. This was the official declaration that a homeowner could protect himself and his privacy from the king's agents. That lesson carried into today's America, thanks to our Founding Fathers' abhorrence for imperialist Great Britain's unwarranted search and seizure of personal documents.

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  • With Houseparty, The Meerkat Team Is Trying--Once Again--To Reinvent Live Video

    This video group-chat app is about hanging out, not broadcasting. And with more than a million users, it's off to a good start.

    This video group-chat app is about hanging out, not broadcasting. And with more than a million users, it's off to a good start.

    On February 29th, 2016?that's Leap Day?the team members behind Meerkat secretly launched a new live-streaming app. Rather than pitch reporters or spend money on ads to promote it, they opted to just put the app in the App Store and see what happened. To help keep their identity secret and avoid potential coverage, they identified the developer using a pseudonym rather than credit Alexander Herzick, who happens to be the husband of the app's cofounder, Sima Sistani .

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