Jan 222015
 
 January 22, 2015  Posted by  Online, U.S., Youth & Schools

Courtney Morrison reports:

Anonymity is considered one of the best benefits of the Internet. People are free to say what they want, how they want, at the click of a button. What happens though when people go too far?

On November 7th 2014 student government, here at UMD [University of Michigan-Dearborn], passed a resolution calling for the discontinuation of Yik-Yak on campus.

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Even though student government can not force UMD students to discontinue use of Yik-Yak there is something else that can be done.

Yik-Yak offers the service to create a “geofence” around a school, or university to anyone who feels the app is doing more harm then good.

Read more on The Michigan Journal

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