Situated Anonymity: Impacts of Anonymity, Ephemerality, and Hyper-Locality on Social Media
CHI, pp. 6912-6924, 2017.
Anonymity, ephemerality, and hyper-locality are an uncommon set of features in the design of online communities. However, these features were key to Yik Yak's initial success and popularity. In an interview-based study, we found that these three features deeply affected the identity of the community as a whole, the patterns of use, and th...More
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