Secret co-founder leaves company one month after its relaunch

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A month after Secret relaunched its anonymous social network with a bigger emphasis on cleaner design, chat, and one-on-one messaging, one of its co-founders is departing the company. In a note to his team (posted to Medium), Chrys Bader explained that “the next chapter of Secret is beginning in a way that will be less about the kind of creation and design that I love.”

So it hasn’t taken long after Secret 2.0 for Bader to realize the time to walk away is now. “It’s time for me to step down, let the team do what they do best, and focus on what I do best,” he said. But despite his leaving, Bader still seems very proud of — in his words — meeting Secret’s original goal. He and David Byttow set out to build “a new platform that allows…

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