By this time, Kik had raised a total of .5 million.
On August 16, 2015, Kik received a million investment from Chinese Internet giant Tencent, the parent company of the popular Chinese messaging service We Chat.
The investment earned the company a billion dollar valuation.
A main attraction of Kik that differentiates it from other messaging apps is its anonymity.
It takes advantage of the same i OS 7 tool Apple uses for its Air Drop feature, pictured right Instead of sending messages using mobile or data signal, the features lets users send messages to people in close proximity that are in Bluetooth or Wi-Fi Direct range - up to around 30 feet (9 metres).
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In November 2014, Kik announced a .3 million Series C funding round and its first acquisition, buying GIF Messenger "Relay".
The funding was from Valiant Capital Partners, Millennium Technology Value Partners, and SV Angel.
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To register for the Kik service, a user must enter a first and last name, e-mail address, and birth date (which, as of February 2016, must show that the user is at least 13 years old As of February 2016, Kik's guide for law enforcement said that the company cannot locate user accounts based on first and last name, e-mail address and/or birth date; the exact username is required to locate a particular account.