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Mount Sinai High School (credit: CBS 2)

Police: Mount Sinai High School Student Arrested For Threatening To Blow Up School

Police said the ninth grader used a social media app called Yik Yak to make the threats.

09/16/2014

Schools are cracking down on the Yik Yak messaging app after threats of violence in Ridgewood, N.J. (Credit: CBS 2)

School Officials Crack Down On Yik Yak Messaging App After Threat In New Jersey

Several school administrators in the Tri-State Area have decided to ban the popular app Yik Yak, after it led to threats of violence at a New Jersey high school.

05/21/2014

Screen capture from Yik Yak website

Seen At 11: Yik Yak, Anonymous Texting App, Stirs Up Controversy

With the help of the app Yik Yak, nameless users across the country are making shooting and bomb threats, causing school lockdowns and even evacuations.

03/11/2014