It might be a sign that we're finally learning
- Adam Richman, a man who made a career accepting food-eating challenges that often have a no-vomit clause, had his Travel Channel show suspended after getting into an Instagram fight and telling someone to commit suicide
- Anthony Cumia, one half of the popular Opie and Anthony Show, was fired for spewing a wildly racist tirade against a black woman on Twitter
- Benny Johnson, a former editor at Buzzfeed, went on a tweet spree alleging that someone plagiarized his work. This tipped off two anonymous twitter users who started looking into his work, and eventually uncovered Johnson's own plagiarism.
Anonymity v. Privacy
When people start talking about these apps, there's a tendency to stray into conversations surrounding privacy and anonymity. It's tempting to think of terms like anonymity and privacy as one begetting the other. But when it comes to Leak and its brethren, Penney told me the two terms are actually not as connected as they seem.