Whisper is an app and website that touts itself as a form of anonymous social media. Users post confessions, either fact or fiction, by superimposing their text onto a picture, which anyone can read, either via the app or online.
The program was enormously popular, with at least a billion profiles and hundreds of millions of page views since it was established in 2012. However, the platform’s popularity has decreased in the past year or so, when it was revealed that nearly 900 million user records were not as protected as they led people to believe. Not surprisingly, a lawsuit came about soon thereafter.
We first discovered Whisper last year, when we posted these entries from people who said they worked in the hotel industry. Of course, none of the entries can be fact-checked but I think you could see them being true, under the right circumstances.
Anyway, it’s been a year, Whisper is still around, and we felt “cleansed” enough to look at the website again, to see what was out there.
Some of their entries are sad but heartwarming:
Others are just sad:
Still others make me question ever staying in a hotel again:
And just as I did the first time I delved into Whisper, I think I want to take a shower now.
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