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Ted Cruz might have forgotten about the gossipy app Yik Yak when he decided to announce at a college

When Ted Cruz took to the stage at Liberty University to announce his presidential candidacy, we were curious what students in the audience had to say.

We took a look at what the conversation on Yik Yak looked like before, during and after the speech. Users of the controversial app are anonymous, so there's no way to tell who's talking or trolling (or both!), but messages are grouped by location (or campus) and the user base is, largely, college students.

The conversation this morning was a mix of funny political discussion, chatter about nudes and some commentary about what Cruz was saying. Here's a sampling of Yaks: