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Secrets shared on Whisper's app become fodder for new TV network
Secrets shared on Whisper's app become fodder for new TV network

From the stream of anonymous posts on the social network Whisper, an edgy, new television network plans to find quietly discussed issues and trends that it can plug into broadcast stories. The collaboration between Fusion and Whisper, one of several anonymity-friendly online social networks, follows similar image-boosting media partnerships that Twitter and Facebook earlier in their lifespans struck with mainstream networks for election, sports and other coverage. Whisper, a 2-year-old startup based in Los Angeles’ Venice community, allows users to publicly but anonymously share secrets and pose questions via an app available for Apple and Android phones and tablets. Other users...

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