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San Antonio Express-News
Cryptocurrency Just Hit A Major Milestone -- and Entrepreneurs Shouldn't Ignore Itdevelopment is that companies embracing the blockchain technology are finding w
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 18 hours ago
development is that companies embracing the blockchain technology are finding ways to capitalize on this trend. Kik, a chat app that found tremendous success when it launched but then struggled against industry behemoths like Facebook,... Read more
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EuroNews
Is Social Media Taking a Deadly Toll on Teens?in the school hallways but became inescapable, Smith said. Sadie was tormented
EuroNews / Posted 19 hours ago
in the school hallways but became inescapable, Smith said. Sadie was tormented on Facebook, Instagram, messaging platform Kik — where classmates would tell her to kill herself. "I went to the police. I went to the school. I even contacted... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Cryptocurrency Just Hit A Major Milestone -- and Entrepreneurs Shouldn't Ignore Itdevelopment is that companies embracing the blockchain technology are finding w
Stamford Advocate / Posted yesterday
development is that companies embracing the blockchain technology are finding ways to capitalize on this trend. Kik, a chat app that found tremendous success when it launched but then struggled against industry behemoths like Facebook,... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Cryptocurrency Just Hit A Major Milestone -- and Entrepreneurs Shouldn't Ignore Itdevelopment is that companies embracing the blockchain technology are finding w
Connecticut Post / Posted yesterday
development is that companies embracing the blockchain technology are finding ways to capitalize on this trend. Kik, a chat app that found tremendous success when it launched but then struggled against industry behemoths like Facebook,... Read more
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Greenwich Time
Cryptocurrency Just Hit A Major Milestone -- and Entrepreneurs Shouldn't Ignore Itdevelopment is that companies embracing the blockchain technology are finding w
Greenwich Time / Posted yesterday
development is that companies embracing the blockchain technology are finding ways to capitalize on this trend. Kik, a chat app that found tremendous success when it launched but then struggled against industry behemoths like Facebook,... Read more
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The News-Times
Cryptocurrency Just Hit A Major Milestone -- and Entrepreneurs Shouldn't Ignore Itdevelopment is that companies embracing the blockchain technology are finding w
The News-Times / Posted yesterday
development is that companies embracing the blockchain technology are finding ways to capitalize on this trend. Kik, a chat app that found tremendous success when it launched but then struggled against industry behemoths like Facebook,... Read more
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The Mercury News
This grown man is calling and texting my granddaughterthe girl’s phone and look at texts, investigate any other channels of communica
The Mercury News / Posted 2 days ago
the girl’s phone and look at texts, investigate any other channels of communication between the two (apps such as Snapchat, Kik, WhatsApp, FB private messaging, or the good old U.S. mail) and — if she doesn’t like what she sees — she should... Read more
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The News-Herald
Adult is calling and texting young teenthe girl’s phone and look at texts, investigate any other channels of communica
The News-Herald / Posted 2 days ago
the girl’s phone and look at texts, investigate any other channels of communication between the two (apps such as Snapchat, Kik, WhatsApp, FB private messaging, or the good old U.S. mail) and — if she doesn’t like what she sees — she should... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Adult is calling and texting young teenthe girl's phone and look at texts, investigate any other channels of communica
Calgary Sun / Posted 2 days ago
the girl's phone and look at texts, investigate any other channels of communication between the two (apps such as Snapchat, Kik, WhatsApp, FB private messaging, or the good old U.S. mail) and -- if she doesn't like what she sees -- she should... Read more
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Mashable
The next tech bubble will last weeks, not years, and it will be gloriously insaneyears is forever in ICO land. The thing that was hot yesterday is dead today an
Mashable / Posted 2 days ago
years is forever in ICO land. The thing that was hot yesterday is dead today and forgotten tomorrow. Just look at Kik's Kin, one of the largest, most high-profile ICOs. A month ago, the company raised nearly $100 million in its token sale.... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
Abilene man pleads guilty to multiple child sex crimesrespectively. The sentences will be served at the same time. Police said Longm
KTXS Abilene / Posted 3 days ago
respectively. The sentences will be served at the same time. Police said Longman frequently used phone applications like KiK, MeetMe and Snapchat, along with social media platforms to target underage females. He then asked those children to send... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
Accused child rapist caught after Facebook alerts authorities in Memphisto my daughter,” Moffit said. Moffitt says his daughter didn’t use Facebook, w
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 3 days ago
to my daughter,” Moffit said. Moffitt says his daughter didn’t use Facebook, which is a good point the family safety center brought up: They say there’s so many apps out there kids are using like Snapchat and Kik that predators are using a... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
San Antonio man in massive child-porn investigation gets 25 yearsa maximum sentence of 20 years to life in prison. Though he had low activity i
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 3 days ago
a maximum sentence of 20 years to life in prison. Though he had low activity in Playpen, Stoops ran several groups on the Kik social media app that were exclusively for trading and sharing child pornography, said Assistant U.S. Attorney Tracy... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
Abilene man gets 30 years after pleading guilty to several child sex crimesyoung children to send him obscene photos." Police also stated that, "Longman
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 3 days ago
young children to send him obscene photos." Police also stated that, "Longman frequently used phone applications such as KiK, MeetMe, Snapchat and other online social media platforms to target and engage with underage females." They're asking... Read more
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MLive.com
Airbnb users clash with Kalamazoo rules on short-term housingwith Kalamazoo's rules regarding rentals in some parts of town. Director of Co
MLive.com / Posted 3 days ago
with Kalamazoo's rules regarding rentals in some parts of town. Director of Community Planning and Development Rebekah Kik said Kalamazoo's Zoning Ordinance was not written in a way to anticipate the prevalence of online listing services. Other... Read more
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Fortune
The New Blockchain Trend That Could Transform Businessto make moves in this area. This year Burger King launched the Whoppercoin in R
Fortune / Posted 4 days ago
to make moves in this area. This year Burger King launched the Whoppercoin in Russia, the $1 billion-valued messenger app Kik announced the launch of Kin cryptocurrency, and Disney announced the creation of Dragon tokens. These examples illustrate... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Parents face increasing difficulties protecting kids from online perilsOn networks like Snapchat or Instagram, it's easy to have more than one account
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 4 days ago
On networks like Snapchat or Instagram, it's easy to have more than one account, and accounts on web-based apps like Kik and Whatsapp are easily concealed from prying parental eyes. Even without access to their personal devices, teenagers... Read more
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Fast Company Magazine
Kik’s Big Bet On The Ad-Free, Cryptocurrency-Funded Future Of Chatit. Livingston realized that one way to solve this problem would be to make cr
Fast Company Magazine / Posted 4 days ago
it. Livingston realized that one way to solve this problem would be to make cryptocurrency the method of trade inside of Kik, for buying stickers or playing games. The basic engine of value creation is simple: If people actually use Kin, its... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Parents face increasing difficulties protecting kids from online perilsOn networks like Snapchat or Instagram, it's easy to have more than one account
Houston Chronicle / Posted 4 days ago
On networks like Snapchat or Instagram, it's easy to have more than one account, and accounts on web-based apps like Kik and Whatsapp are easily concealed from prying parental eyes. Even without access to their personal devices, teenagers... Read more
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Canberra Times
The quiet hero of Australia's human rights movementand the continent, where his family had lost two grandparents in the Holocaust,
Canberra Times / Posted 5 days ago
and the continent, where his family had lost two grandparents in the Holocaust, a fate that his immigrant father Kik evaded but seldom spoke of during his son's upbringing in Turramurra in the 1950s. There he became involved with Amnesty... Read more
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The Miami Hurricane
Five fiends you meet on OmegleV has been feeling kind of nostalgic lately. You may remember last week, when
The Miami Hurricane / Posted 6 days ago
V has been feeling kind of nostalgic lately. You may remember last week, when we discussed Kik – known more commonly as the place you likely sent and/or received your first D pic. Or V pic. Or T pic. You can probably insert any letter you want... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
The quiet hero of Australia's human rights movementand the continent, where his family had lost two grandparents in the Holocaust,
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 6 days ago
and the continent, where his family had lost two grandparents in the Holocaust, a fate that his immigrant father Kik evaded but seldom spoke of during his son's upbringing in Turramurra in the 1950s. There he became involved with Amnesty... Read more
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The Age
The quiet hero of Australia's human rights movementand the continent, where his family had lost two grandparents in the Holocaust,
The Age / Posted 6 days ago
and the continent, where his family had lost two grandparents in the Holocaust, a fate that his immigrant father Kik evaded but seldom spoke of during his son's upbringing in Turramurra in the 1950s. There he became involved with Amnesty... Read more
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Vavel
Damallsvenskan week 19 review: Linköping on the verge of third league titlethe title as of yet, unclaimed. Limhamn Bunkeflo 1-0 Kvarnsveden Solid chances
Vavel / Posted 7 days ago
the title as of yet, unclaimed. Limhamn Bunkeflo 1-0 Kvarnsveden Solid chances were at a premium in Malmö when LB hosted a KIK team desperately looking for safety, the visitors with the better of the chances over the first hour, Emma Lind’s smart... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Deer crashes through medical office in Spring Lake, leaves out a windowdeer smashed through a rear window of the clinic, ran through the building and
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 9 days ago
deer smashed through a rear window of the clinic, ran through the building and jumped out the front window, said Sgt. Jason Kik of the Ottawa County Sheriff’s Office. The deer was last seen running across Savidge Street. Sheriff’s deputies... Read more
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The Miami Hurricane
V’s Take: Sliding into the DMs 101of the most revolutionary phrases in human history, and it has shaped the way h
The Miami Hurricane / Posted 13 days ago
of the most revolutionary phrases in human history, and it has shaped the way humans communicate in the modern era – “Got Kik?” The messaging app Kik was once the highest, most elite form of digital communication, but now is only featured in... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Seattle schools get help fighting cyberbullyingwill provide schools and district officials tools to help navigate popular apps
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 13 days ago
will provide schools and district officials tools to help navigate popular apps and services like Instagram, Twitter, Kik, etc to locate offensive content and have it flagged. If something is flagged the item will be reviewed to determine if... Read more
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Vavel
Damallsvenskan week 18 review: Three of the bottom four given a boostpoints in an attempt to catch Rosengård in second. Kvarnsveden 3-1 Piteå Armis
Vavel / Posted 13 days ago
points in an attempt to catch Rosengård in second. Kvarnsveden 3-1 Piteå Armisa Kuč grabbed her second on the year to give KIK the upper hand ten minutes before the break in Borlänge when she poked home from two-yards. Tabita Chawinga in classic... Read more
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Great Bend Tribune
AIM just announced it's shutting down. Here's why Clayton Christensen probably saw it comingcommunication is much different than how it was during AIM’s heyday. Facebook M
Great Bend Tribune / Posted 13 days ago
communication is much different than how it was during AIM’s heyday. Facebook Messenger, Snapchat, WhatsApp, Kik, Line and Google Hangouts are all in the mix as top messaging apps in 2017.Twitter and Instagram are also messaging apps... Read more
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New Kerala
Thorn Launches Video Campaign To Shine Light On Growing Cybercrime - Sextortion - newkerala news #278462Unique insights were shared by survivors, law enforcement, and organizations su
New Kerala / Posted 15 days ago
Unique insights were shared by survivors, law enforcement, and organizations such as Facebook, Twitter, Microsoft, Kik, After School, Futures Without Violence, NCMEC, Common Sense Media, Family Online Safety Institute and Love146. Share... Read more
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Fort Wayne Journal Gazette
Missouri man gets 15 years for enticing teen girl | Courtspictures. Timothy Gilmore of Doniphan, Missouri, used the microblogging site T
Fort Wayne Journal Gazette / Posted 15 days ago
pictures. Timothy Gilmore of Doniphan, Missouri, used the microblogging site Tumblr, as well as messaging apps Kik and Snapchat, to communicate with the teen, who is identified only as "the Juvenile" in court documents. On Friday,... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
LR man admits to soliciting child sexposter, who turned out to be Frazier, had encouraged the person who answered hi
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 15 days ago
poster, who turned out to be Frazier, had encouraged the person who answered his ad to start communicating with him on the Kik application, where he used the name "yplover," according to Harris. The Craigslist ad was titled "I Know Your Secret,"... Read more
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Gulf News
Hedge funds flip ICOs, leaving other investors holding the bagthe greater fools theory “”- I’ll buy it if there’s someone who’s more of a foo
Gulf News / Posted 15 days ago
the greater fools theory “”- I’ll buy it if there’s someone who’s more of a fool than me.”Last week’s ICO by messaging app Kik Interactive Inc. provides a window into how business is being conducted. Even though the Waterloo, Ontario-based company... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Fiji Announce Squad for RLWC2017Jarryd Hayne - Gold Coast Titans4. Tui Kamikamica - Melbourne Storm/ SC Falcons
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 15 days ago
Jarryd Hayne - Gold Coast Titans4. Tui Kamikamica - Melbourne Storm/ SC Falcons (Too-ee Ka me-ka-me-tha)5. Villiame Kikau - Penrith Panthers (Villi-arm-eh Kik-our)6. Apisai Koroisau - Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles (Api-sigh Ko-roy-ee-s-our)7.... Read more
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FOX 16 Little Rock
LR Man Pleads Guilty in Child Sex Caseperson had communicated with the individual who posted the ad. The individual a
FOX 16 Little Rock / Posted 16 days ago
person had communicated with the individual who posted the ad. The individual asked the person to communicate through the KIK application and stated his username was “yplover.” During the KIK communications, “yplover” began expressing an interest... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Little Rock man pleads guilty to enticement charge after expressing interest in sex with children, attorney saysrelease from acting U.S. Attorney Patrick Harris' office. Someone replied to th
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 16 days ago
release from acting U.S. Attorney Patrick Harris' office. Someone replied to the ad and began talking with Frazier via the Kik chat application, the release said. That person reportedly became concerned and alerted authorities when Frazier, under... Read more
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Newton Daily News
Tigerhawk girls finish second at MontezumaBurdess, 31:10.74; 56. Morgan McKinney-McGill, 33:06.23; 57. Miranda McGill, 36
Newton Daily News / Posted 16 days ago
Burdess, 31:10.74; 56. Morgan McKinney-McGill, 33:06.23; 57. Miranda McGill, 36:59.15; 61. Mya Bisom, 38:38.70; 62. Kik Fuplook, 39:03.96. 12. Cauy Fitch, 20:29; 21. Cyden Fitch, 21:47; 33. Noah Strohmeyer, 23:28; 42. Nathan Evans, 24;11;... Read more
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Mashable
Online video stars need to get paid—this startup thinks cryptocurrency is the answerLive, but has since struggled to keep viewership and engagement up as people dr
Mashable / Posted 17 days ago
Live, but has since struggled to keep viewership and engagement up as people drift to other platforms. Messaging app Kik made a similar leap earlier this year with its own cryptocurrency Kin. Instead of competing with Facebook and Google's... Read more
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My Suburban Life
Michigan man arrested for alleged sex offenses after meeting teen onlinetold deputies she was told by her daughter that she allegedly met Christopher D
My Suburban Life / Posted 18 days ago
told deputies she was told by her daughter that she allegedly met Christopher D. Smith, 26, of Oak Park, Michigan, on the Kik Messenger app and communicated for several months, police said. The daughter then allegedly agreed to meet with Smith... Read more
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Boston Herald
Man who posed as teen girl to net nudes gets 17 yearstheir son. “When an officer interviewed the victim and his parents, the victim
Boston Herald / Posted 18 days ago
their son. “When an officer interviewed the victim and his parents, the victim said he began communicating with ‘LJ’ via KiK Messenger, a mobile instant messaging app, in December 2015,” prosecutors said. “Simoneau, posing online as ‘LJ,’ told... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Wirral man swapped child sex abuse images on Kik Messenger - Liverpool Echo Chat messages were found on iPad by police Brandon Doyle, 2
Liverpool Echo / Posted 18 days ago
- Liverpool Echo Chat messages were found on iPad by police Brandon Doyle, 20, of Price Street, Birkenhead was caught with images of child sexual abuse on his iPad The child’s mum took the... Read more
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The Comet
Council fraud investigator caught in police sting after arranging to meet undercover officer posing as 14-old schoolboy in Stevenage parkbegan chatting with the undercover police officer called Pat – who used the tag
The Comet / Posted 18 days ago
began chatting with the undercover police officer called Pat – who used the tag James14 on gay dating websites Grindr and Kik. The officer called Taylor ‘Beachman’, as he used a photograph of a beach as his identity on Grindr in which he said he... Read more
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Herts Advertiser
Council fraud investigator caught in police sting after arranging to meet undercover officer posing as 14-year-old schoolboy in Stevenage parkbegan chatting with the undercover police officer called Pat – who used the tag
Herts Advertiser / Posted 18 days ago
began chatting with the undercover police officer called Pat – who used the tag James14 on gay dating websites Grindr and Kik. The officer called Taylor ‘Beachman’, as he used a photograph of a beach as his identity on Grindr in which he said he... Read more
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The Welwyn & Hatfield Times
Council fraud investigator caught in police sting after arranging to meet undercover officer posing as 14-old schoolboy in Stevenage parkbegan chatting with the undercover police officer called Pat – who used the tag
The Welwyn & Hatfield Times / Posted 18 days ago
began chatting with the undercover police officer called Pat – who used the tag James14 on gay dating websites Grindr and Kik. The officer called Taylor ‘Beachman’, as he used a photograph of a beach as his identity on Grindr in which he said he... Read more
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The Comet
Council fraud investigator caught in police sting after arranging to meet police officer posing as 14-old schoolboy in Stevenage parkbegan chatting with the undercover police officer called Pat – who used the tag
The Comet / Posted 18 days ago
began chatting with the undercover police officer called Pat – who used the tag James14 on gay dating websites Grindr and Kik. The officer called Taylor ‘Beachman’, as he used a photograph of a beach as his identity on Grindr in which he said he... Read more
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The Hindu
Tata-backed start-up plans new AI servicesits chat app Allo to challenge Amazon’s Echo and Facebook has its Messenger pla
The Hindu / Posted 22 days ago
its chat app Allo to challenge Amazon’s Echo and Facebook has its Messenger platform. Microsoft, Telegram, Slack and Kik have their own chatbots. A year ago Snapshopr, an artificial intelligence start-up specialising in visual search and... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
Police say man met girl online, gave her drugs, filmed sex actshad been staying with Rogers after running away from home. The teen said she me
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 23 days ago
had been staying with Rogers after running away from home. The teen said she met Rogers on the online social application Kik. The girl reportedly told Rogers she wanted to leave home because of domestic problems. Rogers offered to let the teen... Read more
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WAOW Wausau
Judge's rejects man's try to withdraw his pleas in Wausau sex caseof a child pornography in the March 22, 2014, incident. He met the girl online
WAOW Wausau / Posted 23 days ago
of a child pornography in the March 22, 2014, incident. He met the girl online, through a messaging system called KIK, and traveled to her home, according to the criminal complaint. Friday's ruling by Circuit Judge Jill Falstad also... Read more
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Daily Mail
Paedophile former school aide sentenced to 100 years prisonpressured the young children into sending him inappropriate photos through soci
Daily Mail / Posted 23 days ago
pressured the young children into sending him inappropriate photos through social media, or the secured messenger app KIK. An investigation into the depraved acts began when an uncle of one of the students involved in the case discovered... Read more
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KTNV Las Vegas
New app may lead to bullyingthese anonymous social media applications, the cyber bullies can be extremely a
KTNV Las Vegas / Posted 23 days ago
these anonymous social media applications, the cyber bullies can be extremely aggressive," says Jason. Popular apps like Kik and Whisper offer anonymous messaging. And recently the app Sarahah has attracted a lot of attention. It was originally... Read more
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