Kik Monitoring: What Parents Need To Know

Originally published at: https://www.bark.us/blog/is-kik-safe/

Kik is a free instant messaging app, and it allows you to transmit messages, images, sketches, mobile webpages, video, and more to other users. While the Internet is full of apps that are similar to Kik, this particular app remains popular despite all the competition. As of 2016 it had about 300 million registered users, and an estimated 40 percent of U.S. teenagers were on it. Numbers which few of its competitors can lay claim to. But is Kik safe for teens? The sheer number of teens using Kik is cause for concern. Especially for parents who worry that they…