Kik [recommends] (https://kikinteractive.zendesk.com/entries/23496671-How-are-random-people-messaging-me-) that if people use the app, that they choose a username that’s hard to guess, block anyone who messages them inappropriately, and not share their username on public platforms like Instagram or Facebook. Only use Kik to message people you know personally.
Talking to strangers when you have no way of knowing who they are, or are pretending to be, is not worth the risk.
Once you are registered in our computer system, you’ll be called to the back office.Last week the FBI confirmed that the murder of 13-year-old Nicole Lovell was connected to the anonymous messaging app Kik.The young victim used the platform to message her alleged killer, David Eisenhauer, an 18-year-old Virginia Tech freshman who has since been arrested and charged with her abduction and death. It’s created a community of over 200 million users, but not everyone is just chatting with people they know personally.If they persist, call your local police or contact Cyber ● Avoid in-person meetings.The only way someone can physically harm you is if you’re both in the same location, so in order to stay 100% safe don’t meet them in person.