Posts with tag Kik


Kik Promoted Chats with Targeting

  In August, the Kik Messenger released, as Ted Livingston, the CEO, wrote in the corporate blog, a revolutionary advertising feature. We are talking about promoted chats, where a robot on the side of brands uses boilerplate phrases to reply questions asked by chatters. E.g., the robot of the Kik team always makes jokes, and…


How to Make the WeChat of the West. Directions from the Kik’s Founder

The founder of Kik has written a long post entitled: The Race to Become the WeChat of the West. Here we offer you the major points: Back in 2009 investors believed that users need nothing but Facebook. Investors were irritating: Why do you need chat that’s just on your phone? Why just texting is not…

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Andrew Watts A 19-year-old US student at the University of Texas, who published a story on his blog about his attitude towards social media and messengers. The most interesting excerpts from the text are given below.