A recent report from , however, shines a light on how Nicole isn't the only minor to become a victim on Kik, and raises concerns about the growing number of cases that involve predators using the free texting platform. Strangers can guess your username and begin messaging you without warning.Kik is basically a chat room and allows users to anonymously message one another via usernames. Since anyone can create a username, cyber-bullies and sexual predators can use it to communicate and commit crimes in an environment where it's hard for law enforcement to retrieve the messages.But more than just talking dirty, the hosts offer something that feels quietly radical, given conservative Christianity’s long, sexist history of teaching women to obey and serve their husbands: a kind of empowerment.The podcast encourages women to speak up for their sexual needs and desires, educate themselves on their anatomy, and explore what brings them pleasure. It’s saved me many a time from having to suffer through a three-hour conversation with my aunt Judy (or “Jawdy,” as I call her).
Company spokesperson Rod Mc Loed told the Associated Press that the problem is bigger than just Kik — especially when other messaging apps operate similarly.According to , in the case of a court order or emergency situation Kik can [provide] ( the authorities with a time-stamped log of a Kik user’s sent and received messages, such as in the case of Nicole.In some instances, they can even trace the physical location of where a message was sent.So ladies can boost their attractiveness by chuckling a bit more.And guys, you can garner more attention by learning how to make women laugh.