Prior to , Kik Interactive addressed this issue by informing parents and police about their options to combat child exploitation. In March , the company adopted a more aggressive strategy by utilizing Microsoft 's PhotoDNA cloud service to automatically detect, delete, and report the distribution of child exploitation images on its app.
Kik has been criticized for providing inadequate parental control over minors' use of the app. The ability to share messages without alerting parents has been noted as "one of the reasons why teens like Kik". Kik Interactive contacted him objecting to his use of the name, for which the company claimed intellectual property rights, and asked him to change the name.
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Harm to minors, violence or threats, harassment or privacy invasion, impersonation or misrepresentation, fraud or phishing, show more. Does KIK send spam emails? My boyfriend is claiming this email he got from the kik app is spam I know what its used for I'm not dumb.
For those of you who don't know, it's a phone app for sending pictures and texting usually dirty or inappropriate context. I've had issues in the past with him cheating online so I am I've had issues in the past with him cheating online so I am worried about it.
Only serious answers to the question being asked, please. Has anyone on here ever gotten spam email from kik? He's saying he used to have an account which is why his email is in their database but he deleted it and this is just a spam email. Do you know of Kik sending spam emails to people who don't have an active account?
I tried googling it and no one else has seemed to have gotten spam email from them. Thank you for your help. I already did confront him about it. Are you sure you want to delete this answer? The fundamental use of kik messenger is for phone sex. Ok first of all KIK is not just for sexting It's a good way to avoid 10c a text to communicate with friends You need to register using your email and YES spam is often sent.