Confession Apps Whisper, Secret Give a Taste of Online Anonymity

Whisper and Secret give users a now-rare taste of anonymity online

Since the rise of social networks such as Facebook and LinkedIn, Internet users have navigated the Web more or less chained to their real identities, with their activities and musings permanently on display. Two new, growing social networks hearken back to a time when online communication was anonymous, frequently juvenile, and more than occasionally libelous.

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