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.
Is Kik untraceable?
Its main appeal is privacy and anonymity: The app is free, and allows people to find strangers and communicate with them anonymously, through a user name. “We view user names and anonymity as a safe way to connect with people you meet on the Internet,” said Rod McLeod, a spokesman for Kik.
Can people get your location from Kik?
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 long does Kik keep information?
A limited amount of data from a particular account (identified by exact username), including first and last name, birthdate, e-mail address, link to a current profile picture, device-related information, and user location information such as the most recently used IP address, can be preserved for a period of 90 days
Is Kik secure and anonymous?
Once downloaded, you only need to provide an email to register your account and select a user ID. That ID is what identifies Kik users, which means your personal information is more secure and messaging can be done with partial or complete anonymity.
Can you tell if someone is online on Kik?
How do Your Know If Someone Is Online on Kik? You will not know if the someone is on Kik but you will be able to see if theyve read your messages. (S) is an indicator showing sent from your electronic device to hers. (D) is an indicator that shows that your friend has received the message.