What Colleges Should Know About the New Yik Yak

Known for taboo discourse, confessions and even bullying, Yik Yak — which took college campuses by storm between 2013 and 2017 — is back. Educators and higher ed leaders are worried. TC’s Ioana Literat weighs in — via the Chronicle of Higher Education.


The social-media app — once a magnet for hate speech, harassment, and threats of violence — is relaunching this fall. Will pandemic-weary students flock to it once more?

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