Yik Yak leads a new generation of anonymous apps creating headaches for campus administrators

[caption id="attachment_68841" align="alignleft" width="150"]anonymous-apps Yik Yak in particular has come under fire for a series of abuses involving students.[/caption]

A new generation of mobile apps that let users post gossip, secrets, threats, and other random thoughts anonymously has campus leaders worried about the fallout from such posts—and urging their students to act responsibly online.

The most popular of these services is a free app called Yik Yak, launched by two Furman University graduates last year. Available for both iPhone and Android...

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