Anonymity

Exclusive: The Secret Thoughts of Americans and Europeans

The anonymous messaging social-media app Whisper analyzed tens of millions of comments and teased out thematic trends for Entrepreneur.

Controversial Anonymous App Secret Shuts Down

CEO David Byttow said he is returning money to investors instead of pivoting the company.

Nina Zipkin

This Company Wants to End Web Anonymity

A customer identity management company wants to I.D. you, and has raised an additional $35 million to do it.

This Alarm Clock App Brings You Wake-Up Calls From Total Strangers

Users can place and receive anonymous phone calls that last no longer than 60 seconds with the aim of spreading some morning cheer.

Geoff Weiss

Facebook Launches Rooms, an Anonymous App Linking People With Common Interests

The new app is inspired by the internet's role as a 'third place' for strangers without traditional social bonds to meet and exchange ideas.

Benjamin Kabin

Facebook Reportedly Developing App for Anonymous Social Interaction

The move marks an about-face from the company's founding mission, which sought to establish a digital network of actual identities.

Geoff Weiss

Total Reversal: Mark Zuckerberg Embraces Web Anonymity in Facebook F8 Keynote

Instead of turning a blind eye to the growing backlash against identity-based social media, Facebook wants in.