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Death threat on chat app Yik Yak leads to Missouri arrest

University of Missouri police arrest a man they suspect of posting death threats on Yik Yak, an app popular with college students for being anonymous. Meanwhile, Facebook launches Notify to push news alerts on the iPhone.

People post awful things on Yik Yak, thinking the app is anonymous. But when threats of violence are made, Yik Yak works with the local authorities to track down those who post such things. And it happens more than you may think.

Watch CNET Update below to learn about the latest arrest made over threats posted to the chat app, targeting University of Missouri students and faculty. Meanwhile, another app is making news for nagging people to read the news. Facebook's new Notify app sends push alerts of news stories to iPhones, but it faces a few challenges:

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Death threat on chat app Yik Yak leads to Missouri arrest