Kik messenger is an app used for sending instant text, image-based or video-based messages over 3G or wifi from a smartphone or tablet. 

Kik messenger’s key benefits and features

  • Kik messenger is available for iOS (Apple), Windows Phone and Android devices.
  • Kik is free. 
  • Kik messenger is similar to iMessage on Apple devices.
  • Kik can be used to send images, videos, webpages and text to other Kik users.
  • It can be used to send messages to one user, or group messages to several. 
  • Kik uses usernames to identify users, rather than phone numbers.
  • It was founded in 2009 and is very popular among teenagers.
  • As of May 2014, there were 120 million registered users worldwide.
  • Kik has a built-in browser, so users can open links sent in messages within the app.
  • You can read more about Kik and download it via the website, or via your device's app store.