Secret’s Out: Gap Claims to Be First Brand on Anonymous Sharing App




If you build it, brands will come — for better or worse.

The latest example of that is Secret, a new app for anonymous sharing, similar to Whisper. Over the weekend, someone shared a post on the service, which claimed to be the first from a Fortune 500 company.

secret post

We’ve since confirmed that the post comes from Gap, which has previously been among the first to advertise on other social networks like Instagram and Vine

Secret launched last month for iPhone and was created by Chrys Bader, a former Google product manager, and David Byttow, a former Square employee. Secret recently generated headlines after one user posted a rumor that Evernote was about to be acquired — a rumor that Evernote later shot down. Read more…

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