Yo Is Sorry for Last Week’s Hack, Has Hired One of The Hackers, Yo


After a rather destructive hack last Friday, the world’s dumbest app seems to finally have everything under control.

“We were lucky enough to get hacked at an early stage and the issue has been fixed,” Yo founder Or Arbel wrote in a June 21 Medium post. “We are also lucky because this hack and security breach is really highlighting what Yo is, and what we are all about.” Read More


Yo Drama: Everything You Need to Know About the Backlash Surrounding the World’s Dumbest App

Yo no! (Screengrab: iTunes)

There’s trouble in paradise for Yo, the app that raised a million bucks and rocketed to Internet fame this week.

If you haven’t yet heard of the absurd app, Yo lets users do one thing — message the word “yo” to one another. Useful, right?

Besides the widespread fear that Yo’s funding confirms the existence of a tech bubble, the app has been experiencing some more concrete issues in the past 24 hours, involving a fake celebrity account and a pretty serious hack. Read More