What is Yapik?
Yapik is a free location-based app where college students can buy and sell anything they need right on campus. Your college peers will see the items you posted and contact you right from Yapik. You decide where on campus you want to meet and done! The best part is that Yapik is ONLY for college students so you know you can trust everyone on it.
How much does Yapik cost to download?
Nothing! Yapik is absolutely FREE to download and to use.
What can I post on Yapik?
You can post any item or service on Yapik. Used college books, your smart phone that you want to get rid of before buying a new one, event tickets, even if you provide services like tutoring or babysitting, you can post it all on Yapik absolutely free. It is also easy to find what you are looking for on Yapik. You can post things that you want and your peers will contact you if they have it.
How do I post an item on Yapik?
There are two ways of posting an item on Yapik, you can either click on the “Add” button from your profile or from the Feed screen. If your item has a barcode, you can scan it and Yapik will automatically fill in the info for you. It is fast, easy, and fun!
How do I contact my peers through Yapik?
You can easily contact anyone that is signed up to Yapik through the Messages tab. Simply click on the + sign and search for your peers by name or username. If you find someone you want to talk to about an item, you simply click on the Message tab from their profile or from their item’s page. There are many ways to send messages and they are all fast and easy!
How do I share Yapik and my posts with my friends?
We encourage our users to share Yapik as much as possible, it will only benefit you and your peers. The more users are on Yapik, the more items and services there will be. It’s a win-win situation and it is all free! You can share the Yapik app via Facebook and Twitter from your profile screen by clicking on the Share tab. Also, whenever you post an item or service, Yapik will automatically ask you if you want to share it on Facebook and Twitter. It is very easy! Thanks for sharing :)
Who created Yapik?
Yapik was created by two college graduates from UM and USF. It first launched in September of 2011 in FIU, UM, and USF and it’s now available nationwide. Yapik is also run by college graduates and college representatives. There are many more cool updates on the way that will help you with your college career, so stay tuned!
Where can I get the latest Yapik news?
You can sign up to our email newsletter at the top of our website www.yapik.com and you can follow us in our social world! Feel free to write to us at any time, we love communicating with fellow college students and we always reply!
If I have a comment about Yapik, who should I contact?
You can contact us using the email button at the top of our website or through our social media websites. We always take the time to reply to every single comment. Your opinion is extremely important to us and deserves a response. Thank you for your interest in Yapik!