Why Yik Yak Failed

May 8, 2017

If you haven’t already heard, Yik Yak has officially shut down. Once valued at $400 million, creators Tyler and Brooks called it quits on April 27 and noted that some of the team will join Square, which is also based in Atlanta. The more I thought about it, the more I wondered why Yik Yak failed. It seemed to be all the rage on college campuses, providing students with a source of gossip and a platform to complain about assignments, teachers, etc., under the comfort of anonymity. So what happened?…

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5 Things You Probably Never Knew About Google

February 20, 2015

Everyone knows how to “Google”, right? You type anything into that magical little bar and millions of links, both relevant and irrelevant, are aggregated in milliseconds. It’s pretty great, even though it can take all the fun out of trivia night at the local pub. Google is also the gatekeeper for SEO. They love to challenge us and make us change the way we provide SEO solutions to our clients, and we love it. But, did you know you could play Atari Breakout with Google images? Well here are 5 fun…

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