Kik Messenger Becomes Popular Overnight!

November 5th, 2010 - 7:35 pm ICT by GD  

By Ranjan Bhaduri
Kik MessengerNov 5, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A newly revamped mobile instant messaging service named Kik Messenger has become extremely popular in last two weeks and the registered user number for the service has shot up drastically. On Tuesday the tech experts were stunned to see that almost 150000 new users got registered in the Messenger service. Kik Interactive, Inc CEO and president Ted Livingston is on cloud 9 as one can understand at this development. He said after this unprecedented and unexpected growth “We’re both thrilled and overwhelmed by the continuing rush of new users.” The application is aimed at the Smart phone users.

As a matter of fact the mobile messenger service was launched a few months back and at that time it was named as Unsynced. It was later relaunched in October and thereafter the popularity took an upward surge. This operates on many platforms and in working principle it is very similar to Blackberry Messenger service. The users get to know when their messages are received and sent. The user friendliness of the application has ensured its runaway success. The jump in user number from 30,000 to 450,000 is nothing short of astonishing. The rapid growth was unexpected for the Kik Messenger team and to cope with the massive demand they had to upgrade the capacity of the servers.

The users of Kik messenger have said that they like the service because it simulates a face-to-face interaction. The application can be used on iPad, iPhone, the majority of BlackBerry models and those android phone that are sold with a data plan. Therefore a lot of users can use this application easily.

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