Can you be traced on Kik?
Kik and similar applications like Whatsapp allow users to send secure messages over the internet. Kik does not track the content of messages or the phone numbers of users, making it difficult for police to find identifying information in child pornography cases.
Can you get someones IP from Kik?
Kik doesnt see or store chat message text in our systems, and we dont ever have access to this information. Available information might include first and last name, email address, IP addresses, account creation date, and device type and manufacturer.
Does Kik give out your location?
If you use Kik Messenger, we have some good news for you. Due to a recent partnership between location tracking service Glympse and Kik, youll now be able to share your location with the person youre chatting with. You can also request a location from a friend through the app, using Glympses software.
How do I look someone up on Kik?
Finding people on Kik just got easier with our latest update! When you tap the Talk To icon in the top right of your chats list, youll see a list of all the people youre chatting with, and can quickly search for your friends. If youre looking for more people to connect with, tap Find People.
What does Blue Dot mean on Kik?
an unread message For the most part, a blue dot on a chat thread means it has an unread message. Having that blue dot on every single new thread of every new friend that just got added increases the cognitive load.
How do you find someone on Kik with just their name?
Its next to the silhouette of a person with a + sign. Tap Find by Username. Use this option if you know the users Kik username. Type a username in the search field at the top of the screen.
Kik will now sync your phone contacts with your Kik account. If any of your phone contacts use Kik (and have not opted out of the Find Friends feature), their accounts will now display in Kik.