Kik is aimed at users over 13 years of age. The age rating is 17+ on Google Play and the App Store. The Kik app itself says that teens between the ages of 13 and 18 require parental consent but it does not verify ages. As a result, it’s easy for any child to gain access with a false date of birth.
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