A team of engineers, who have asked to not be identified by name, are working to develop a new platform for anonymous posting called Cloaq (pronounced “cloak”). This upcoming web and mobile platform, they tell me, will combine the anonymity of apps like Secret and Whisper, with the ease-of-use of more public platforms for sharing, like Twitter, Medium or WordPress. (Oh, and no,… Read More
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An Upcoming Anonymous App Called Cloaq Promises A New Way To Post & Share, No Email Or Phone Number Required
The buzzy new app Secret — which lets people post messages to their circles of contacts without attribution — has closed a $10 million round of funding at a $50 million valuation, TechCrunch has learned from two sources close to the situation. The funding was led by Google Ventures, with participation also from KPCB. Read More
Pinterest announced Friday that users can now have an unlimited amount of secret boards
Previously, a user could only have six secret boards. But users loved the feature so much that the company finally gave in to the frequent requests for an unlimited option
“While people are increasingly using secret boards to pin, they’re also continuing to be active with public boards,” a Pinterest spokesperson told Mashable
First unveiled in 2012,…
There are plenty of ambitious companies showing off their wares at this year’s Mobile World Congress, but few go as far as actually getting someone to risk the use of their hand to prove a point. But on Sunday, that’s exactly what Tech21′s Faron Sagebiel did while demonstrating the strength of the company’s new Impact Band iPhone 5S case ($29.99)
Using the most dangerous looking mallet he could find, Sagebiel twisted…
The Winter Olympics‘ penultimate day of medal action in Sochi saw Team USA miss out on the men’s hockey bronze medal, while host country Russia enjoyed one of its most successful collective outings of the games
In addition to hockey, medals were awarded in snowboarding, skiing, biathlon and speed skating. Read on for a full recap of Saturday’s medal winners.
Snowboarding: Men’s Parallel Slalom
Gold: Vic Wild, Russia
If you build it, brands will come — for better or worse.
The latest example of that is Secret, a new app for anonymous sharing, similar to Whisper. Over the weekend, someone shared a post on the service, which claimed to be the first from a Fortune 500 company.
We’ve since confirmed that the post comes from Gap, which has previously been among the first to advertise on other social networks like Instagram and Vine