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How many Downvotes does it take to get a yak removed?

How many Downvotes does it take to get a yak removed?

Those within your radius are known as your “Herd.” Upvoting – Yaks can be up/down-voted and commented on. (5 downvotes mean a Yak is removed.)

Why did Yik Yak fail?

Yik Yak is an anonymous social media platform that allows users to read messages from others in proximity. Yik Yak failed because users moved on to other platforms, due to countless cases of cyberbullying, the removal of anonymity, as well as not having a sustainable business model.

How do you get banned on Yik Yak?

“In some cases where the category of violation is serious, users will be banned via our one-strike-and-you’re-out policy. These serious categories of violation are: using real names inappropriately, using Yik Yak to solicit dangerous goods or services, bullying, threatening and breaking federal or local laws.”

What is the point of Yik Yak?

Yik Yak’s design is simple: people create posts, called “yaks,” that can either be upvoted, downvoted or commented on by other users. Users receive reputation points, called “yakarma,” when their posts are commented on or upvoted multiple times. The points are also kept anonymous to other users.

Can I delete my own Yik Yak?

And don’t think that deleting a threatening Yak will protect you. “You can delete content you have posted (including replies). Content you delete will be hidden from other users,” Yik Yak’s policy reads. “However, Yik Yak may maintain a copy of such content in our records.”

What is Op Yik Yak?

Yik Yak users can also add to the conversation by anonymously replying to yaks and upvoting and downvoting others’ replies. ( FYI, users who reply are randomly assigned graphic icons— socks and a shovel in the example below—to protect their anonymity. The “OP” icon represents the user of the “Original Post”)

Can you be identified on Yik Yak?

But the new Yik Yak is not the free-for-all platform that it used to be. Users can now report posts that violate the site’s community guidelines and cannot name individuals outside of public figures.

Is Yik Yak a dating app?

Yik Yak is a location-based anonymous social media app with a controversial past.

How old is Yik Yak?

Yik Yak is a social media smartphone application that was launched in 2013 and relaunched in 2021. It is available for iOS and allows people to create and view discussion threads within a 5-mile (8.0 km) radius (termed “Yaks” by the application).

How do you reply to someone on Yik Yak?

You can comment on a Yik Yak post by tapping the comment icon beneath a post. To post your own yak tap the green pencil icon in the lower right corner of your screen and type out your message. When your post is done hit the “Ready to Send” icon in the lower left corner.