The app has been criticized as unsafe for minors due to its anonymity features and allegedly weak parental control mechanisms.
In November 2014, Kik announced a .3 million Series C funding round and its first acquisition, buying GIF Messenger "Relay".
Identification needs to happen only once, ever, per user.
In the language of computer science, clickstreams – browsing histories that companies collect – are not anonymous at all; rather, they are pseudonymous.Your username in an online dating profile matters more than you might realize.I know, I know; none of the sites make it clear enough. Don’t create a totally random one that you gave a mere second’s thought!These two young people probably put a lot of time and thought into their college applications.What a shame they didn't also work at becoming decent human beings, because this is simply unthinkable.