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The app has been criticized as unsafe for minors due to its anonymity features and allegedly weak parental control mechanisms.
In the app there are 'chatrooms' including Everyone and Nearby.
The former searches for all users, while the latter applies to people within Bluetooth and Wi-Fi range.
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.
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