Usernames on Kik

Kik uses the username rather than the phone number to identify the user. That is, personal information (such as phone numbers and e-mail addresses) is not shared by Kik.

However, upon registering for an account, Kik will request the full name of the user, which will appear next to the selected user name. To increase security and privacy we recommend using nicknames or unidentifiable names in addition to user names.

To change this, go to Settings > Account > Name and ...

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What is Kik Messenger?

Kik Messenger is a free instant mobile messaging application. This allows users to exchange messages online within an application using data or Wi-Fi without paying text messaging fees.

Kik Messenger is very similar to Whatsapp and Blackberry Messenger and can be used on mobile devices such as iPhone, BlackBerry, Android, Windows Phone, Nokia.

Kik users can create groups and send unlimited text, images, video, sketch (drawing) messages to each other.

This app also features an inbuilt web browser ...

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Kik's inbuilt apps

In the latest version of Kik Messenger, the Kik browser is built so that users can search for new apps and chat rooms.

Click the globe icon in the upper right corner of the message inbox to open the Kik browser and display a list of recommended apps.

These apps in Kik can bypass the traditional parental controls or web filters around adult content, and the app has no settings to invalidate or ...

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Kik and the sharing of inappropriate content

As with other instant messaging applications, be aware that text, images, and videos can be shared among users.

In addition to the fake profile of "pornobot" sending hyperlinks to pornographic websites, annoying attractive images and sexual images shared by users via the network have also been reported.

As with all social media, pay attention to privacy settings regarding your child's messaging account and access to unknown users ...

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Snapcash Snapchat

Snapcash is Snapchat's payment feature. Snapcash is not for users under 18.

Snapcash allows users to receive money via Snapchat.

Snapchat and Square

Snapchat has partnered with Square Inc. to enable users to link their Snapchat and debit cards to make peer-to-peer payments.

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Kik and Promotional Chats

Kik introduced promotional chat a while ago. Promotional chat allows brands to post the following message to the app. After that, keyword function useful for communication between brand and fan was introduced through automatic response based on keyword.

Messaging and chat applications are beginning to target new emerging advertising business.

Kik Messenger provides brands with the ability to deliver advertised messages based on gender, country, and device.

These are the first steps to build more dynamic advertising products in the world of users and explosively growing messaging.

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How can I block somone from sending me snapchats?

Follow these simple directions if you want to block or delete someone on Snapchat.

STEP ONE: Go to your profile.

Tap the ghost on the camera screen to go to your profile.

STEP TWO: Tap the My Friends button

STEP THREE: Find the persons name on the list and click on the gear icon beside their name

STEP FOUR: Select either block or delete

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What is Kik group chat?

Kik contains a group chat function. In group chat, two or more users can talk in the same conversation.

Group conversation is usually done among friends. Each group is set up by one contact person who becomes a group manager.

When the group is started, it will only be invited by default. This allows you to join a member only if the current member invited the group, but it ...

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How much does Kik cost?

Kik is free to download and use as it connects to a user’s existing data plan or Wi-Fi to send and receive messages.

There may be charges if the user is not connected to Wi-Fi or they have exceeded the data limit on their device.

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How do privacy settings work on Kik?

Kik has a function called address book matching. If this is enabled, Kik will search for an account that matches the email address or phone number already stored in the smartphone's user address book. In case of a match, Kik notifies both users and notifies.

Turn off address book matching This means that only the one your child chooses to share your user name can send the message. For Windows Phone 7, Symbian or Blackberry: Settings> Privacy> Address Book Matching> No Thank You The newest version of Kik has new features Until users publish content ...

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How can I delete a Kik account?

To disable the Kik Messenger account, you need to access your or your childs username and the email address you used to register for the account.

As usual it is a good idea to tell your child why your child felt it inappropriate to have an account and involve it in the process of deleting it. You should encourage them to tell you if you are concerned about something while using social media.

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How can I report a user on Kik

In chat (with the user you want to report), tap the profile info icon in the upper right corner of the chat

Then tap the three vertical dot icons in the upper right corner of the info screen

Tap the report button and select the reason

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Is Kik Messenger age restricted?

As a part of the terms of service, the minimum age to register for Kik account is 13 years old. When registering, Kik asks the user to enter his date of birth, and if you specify that it is under 13, the account will not be registered.

However, it is not necessary to prove your date of birth, and it is important to note that users can enter arbitrary dates in this field. If the user gets information under 13 years old, Kik will disable the account and personal information will be deleted.

If a child under ...

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