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(Washington Post)   That app "secret" that allow you to "anonymously" share your secrets with your friends? Yeah, not actually so anonymous, a simple trick can let you ID poster and it doesn't even require hacking the app to do it   (washingtonpost.com) divider line 33
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ZAZ [TotalFark]
2014-08-25 10:08:09 AM  
In college there was an anonymous confession board. It was the regular discussion system with the acls inverted so only unauthenticated users could post. If you were authenticated you had read access.

You could still guess who was posting based on who was online at the time.

This was years before spambots.
 
2014-08-25 10:30:55 AM  
www.quickmeme.com
 
2014-08-25 10:39:23 AM  
Creating fifty fake accounts . . . ?  Uh, okay.  I'm not super worried, I guess.
 
2014-08-25 12:21:54 PM  
37.media.tumblr.com
 
2014-08-25 12:46:16 PM  
Can't wait for the deluge of lawsuits, as morons, who thought that using this "service" was a good idea, panic.
 
2014-08-25 12:56:13 PM  
I don't get the whole "confess to all your friends anonymously" thing.  Never  confess to anyone unless you absolutely love and trust them with your very life. There is ONE person in the world who knows all my secrets. I certainly wouldn't post them on some confession app for giggles. I wouldn't mail a postcard to some jerk to have him publish them in a book, either (especially since that means he makes money off of MY secrets. Fark that!)

Keep your damned secrets. They're secrets for a reason.

/The soil of a man's heart is stonier, or so I'm told. Men take their secrets to the grave.
 
2014-08-25 12:59:25 PM  
I....  I love you.

/just thought you should know.
 
2014-08-25 01:03:51 PM  

Nonrepeating Rotating Binary: I....  I love you.

/just thought you should know.


Who?
 
2014-08-25 01:08:47 PM  
I got it a while ago and just used it to troll. I'm still unsure whether I would care if it went public.
 
2014-08-25 01:21:31 PM  
i.huffpost.com
 
2014-08-25 01:35:59 PM  
Just shared my boobs on a not so anonymous anonymous picture sharing app, so I'm getting a kick out of this thread.
 
2014-08-25 01:43:25 PM  
So you have to create 7-8 fake accounts, then add your one real friend, and THEN you can weed out the fake ones? So you're stalking the one person?
 
2014-08-25 01:53:38 PM  

ConConHead: So you have to create 7-8 fake accounts, then add your one real friend, and THEN you can weed out the fake ones? So you're stalking the one person?


You could also remove that one friend, add another and after a few times you'll have the secrets of all your friends.
 
2014-08-25 01:58:29 PM  
I only have one friend, but he's pretty slow, so I don't think he'll catch on.
 
2014-08-25 02:19:25 PM  
I maturate while reading Fark threads!
 
2014-08-25 02:20:05 PM  

Buttknuckle: I maturate masturbate while reading Fark threads!


\hard to type with one hand
 
2014-08-25 02:51:41 PM  
Yeah, I can type pretty well with just my left hand because no reason at all.
 
2014-08-25 03:04:08 PM  
can't stop the signal...
 
2014-08-25 03:38:05 PM  

DerAppie: You could also remove that one friend, add another and after a few times you'll have the secrets of all your friends.


I don't need an application to know that all my 'friends' are massive whores.
 
2014-08-25 03:42:32 PM  

WilderKWight: I don't get the whole "confess to all your friends anonymously" thing.  Never  confess to anyone unless you absolutely love and trust them with your very life. There is ONE person in the world who knows all my secrets. I certainly wouldn't post them on some confession app for giggles. I wouldn't mail a postcard to some jerk to have him publish them in a book, either (especially since that means he makes money off of MY secrets. Fark that!)

Keep your damned secrets. They're secrets for a reason.

/The soil of a man's heart is stonier, or so I'm told. Men take their secrets to the grave.


Damn straight. And screw "deathbed confessions." You get to die relieved, everyone else now has to be uncomfortable and deal with it with no real chance to confront you.
 
2014-08-25 04:26:05 PM  
i remember the good old days when people took secrets with them to the grave.

/ onion on belt.
// So, i don't get it.  it's an app? that you just say secret stuff on? and everyone who you're connected to gets the post? of course they're going to know who posted it, if there is anything interesting about the secret, it will probably have identifiable information.
 
2014-08-25 04:50:21 PM  

The My Little Pony Killer: Just shared my boobs on a not so anonymous anonymous picture sharing app, so I'm getting a kick out of this thread.


Yeah, so... EIP.
 
2014-08-25 05:17:38 PM  

The My Little Pony Killer: Just shared my boobs on a not so anonymous anonymous picture sharing app, so I'm getting a kick out of this thread.


No one appreciates it when I do that.

Anyway, never heard of this before but now I want to sign up to make troll posts. How many extra testicles should I have anyway?
 
2014-08-25 05:40:17 PM  

Buttknuckle: Buttknuckle: I maturate masturbate while reading Fark threads!

\hard to type with one hand


www.boundlessat.com
 
2014-08-25 06:11:51 PM  

Fano: WilderKWight: I don't get the whole "confess to all your friends anonymously" thing.  Never  confess to anyone unless you absolutely love and trust them with your very life. There is ONE person in the world who knows all my secrets. I certainly wouldn't post them on some confession app for giggles. I wouldn't mail a postcard to some jerk to have him publish them in a book, either (especially since that means he makes money off of MY secrets. Fark that!)

Keep your damned secrets. They're secrets for a reason.

/The soil of a man's heart is stonier, or so I'm told. Men take their secrets to the grave.

Damn straight. And screw "deathbed confessions." You get to die relieved, everyone else now has to be uncomfortable and deal with it with no real chance to confront you.


Or ya know, Not do horrible things to have that on you until you die.

*shrug*

/ That's me though
 
2014-08-25 06:37:00 PM  

viscountalpha: Fano: WilderKWight: I don't get the whole "confess to all your friends anonymously" thing.  Never  confess to anyone unless you absolutely love and trust them with your very life. There is ONE person in the world who knows all my secrets. I certainly wouldn't post them on some confession app for giggles. I wouldn't mail a postcard to some jerk to have him publish them in a book, either (especially since that means he makes money off of MY secrets. Fark that!)

Keep your damned secrets. They're secrets for a reason.

/The soil of a man's heart is stonier, or so I'm told. Men take their secrets to the grave.

Damn straight. And screw "deathbed confessions." You get to die relieved, everyone else now has to be uncomfortable and deal with it with no real chance to confront you.

Or ya know, Not do horrible things to have that on you until you die.

*shrug*

/ That's me though


Well yeah, that's the best thing.
 
2014-08-25 06:55:37 PM  

dascott: Yeah, I can type pretty well with just my left hand because no reason at all.


If you type with just your right hand it will feel like someone else is typing.
 
2014-08-25 07:11:49 PM  
I'm shocked an app you have to create an account on and sign into Facebook with isn't anonymous.
 
2014-08-25 08:17:14 PM  

viscountalpha: Fano: WilderKWight: I don't get the whole "confess to all your friends anonymously" thing.  Never  confess to anyone unless you absolutely love and trust them with your very life. There is ONE person in the world who knows all my secrets. I certainly wouldn't post them on some confession app for giggles. I wouldn't mail a postcard to some jerk to have him publish them in a book, either (especially since that means he makes money off of MY secrets. Fark that!)

Keep your damned secrets. They're secrets for a reason.

/The soil of a man's heart is stonier, or so I'm told. Men take their secrets to the grave.

Damn straight. And screw "deathbed confessions." You get to die relieved, everyone else now has to be uncomfortable and deal with it with no real chance to confront you.

Or ya know, Not do horrible things to have that on you until you die.

*shrug*

/ That's me though


I might confess to horrible things I didn't do just to mess with my survivors.

"those people I killed... Cough... Their bodies... Cough.... Cough... I buried them with the gold coins... Cough gasp... I put their bodies by the old.... Aaaaargh. *poop*"
 
2014-08-25 10:55:48 PM  

big pig peaches: viscountalpha: Fano: WilderKWight: I don't get the whole "confess to all your friends anonymously" thing.  Never  confess to anyone unless you absolutely love and trust them with your very life. There is ONE person in the world who knows all my secrets. I certainly wouldn't post them on some confession app for giggles. I wouldn't mail a postcard to some jerk to have him publish them in a book, either (especially since that means he makes money off of MY secrets. Fark that!)

Keep your damned secrets. They're secrets for a reason.

/The soil of a man's heart is stonier, or so I'm told. Men take their secrets to the grave.

Damn straight. And screw "deathbed confessions." You get to die relieved, everyone else now has to be uncomfortable and deal with it with no real chance to confront you.

Or ya know, Not do horrible things to have that on you until you die.

*shrug*

/ That's me though

I might confess to horrible things I didn't do just to mess with my survivors.

"those people I killed... Cough... Their bodies... Cough.... Cough... I buried them with the gold coins... Cough gasp... I put their bodies by the old.... Aaaaargh. *poop*"


Talking about this thread at work today, we decided if we had ANY ties to the Mob, or shady agencies, it would be great to fuel conspiracy theories with your dying words. Lacking that, yes, hints of buried treasure or "secret plans" with tantalizing clues. Maybe putting doubts on "solved" murders with claims to have been the real culprit or involved in a cover up. Why, the sky's the limit for a dedicated troll/crank that laid a bare minimum of groundwork.
 
2014-08-25 10:56:42 PM  
This is why I only post on Fark.
 
2014-08-25 11:59:57 PM  

WilderKWight: I don't get the whole "confess to all your friends anonymously" thing.  Never  confess to anyone unless you absolutely love and trust them with your very life. There is ONE person in the world who knows all my secrets. I certainly wouldn't post them on some confession app for giggles. I wouldn't mail a postcard to some jerk to have him publish them in a book, either (especially since that means he makes money off of MY secrets. Fark that!)

Keep your damned secrets. They're secrets for a reason.

/The soil of a man's heart is stonier, or so I'm told. Men take their secrets to the grave.


Agreed, just because all the statute of limitations have expired is no reason to spill secrets...
 
2014-08-26 01:13:23 AM  
I post all my secrets on fark.

I watched a gay porn once... the chicks never came. THE CHICKS NEVER CAME!
 
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