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Russia Just Discovered The Anonymous App Secret And It's As Weird As You Might Expect

"I've fallen in love with a Jew. What do I do?"

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When the anonymous social app Secret launched earlier this year, it quickly became a favorite among Silicon Valley types, sharing anonymous posts and industry insider gossip. The app, which shares short messages and photos anonymously with friends in your contacts list, is just one of many recent ephemeral and anonymous chat apps to gain notoriety in recent months. Last week, the app, which was previously only available on iOS, rolled out globally on both Android and iOS.


Miriam Elder is the world editor for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York. Her secure PGP fingerprint is 5B5F EC17 C20B C11F 226D 3EBE 6205 F92F AC14 DCB1

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