“UNC System Implements Ban on Yik Yak, Fizz, Sidechat, and Whisper: The Latest Confrontation for Anonymous Social Platforms”

Anonymous Social Apps
Anonymous social apps tend to appeal to younger users and are often used for bad behavior like bullying, harassment, and online abuse. It seems every few years — and no matter how many times anonymous apps like these fail — someone, somewhere builds yet another anonymous social platform. Yik Yik, in fact, is on its second life. No matter how many times this trend is tried, standalone anonymous social apps aimed at consumers rarely lead to a sustainable business. Yik Yak, Sidechat, Whisper, and Fizz were asked for comment using public email addresses published on their websites and in their terms of service.