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Yik Yak App Makers Do the Right Thing

Diana Graber | Posted 05.26.2014 | Parents
Diana Graber

My 18-year-old daughter, who, like many, downloaded the app after it became an overnight sensation, told me that within 24 hours of the lockdown, kids trying to use the app anywhere on or near the school could not. Curious about this, I contacted Yik Yak and spoke to co-founder Brooks Buffington.

Why Are We Blaming Social Media Apps for Rebecca Sedwick's Suicide?

Rebecca Levey | Posted 11.18.2013 | Parents
Rebecca Levey

The media's focus on social media apps in this case detracts from the bigger conversation about kids' behavior online, and what we as parents must teach our kids about life on and offline.