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With messaging app Yo, Stephen Colbert wants to know Y (video)

Colbert Report segment on Yo app
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Lately, the world of Silicon Valley has provided plenty of material for comedy writers. The latest example was the launch yesterday of a new startup called Yo.

Yo is a messaging app that has one function: to say “Yo” to your friends and family members. So when comedian Stephen Colbert saw the news that Yo had raised a generous $1.2 million in funding and risen to the top of the free app charts, it was simply too good of an opportunity to pass up.

Check out the video segment from last night’s Colbert Report embedded below if you’d like to hear his take.

More information:

Yo is a single tap, 0 character communication tool. Yo is everything and anything, it depends on you, the recipient and time of the Yo. Wanna say 'good morning'? Yo. Wanna say 'Baby I'm thinking about you'? Yo. 'Are you up'? Yo. The po... read more »

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