Kik Users How you could keep up with your group on Kik Messenger Kik Messenger is an app-based alternative to standard texting as well as a social networking app for smart phones. With Kik messenger, you can send and receive an unlimited number of messages to anyone else who has a Kik account. It was created by a group of students from Walterloo University, Canada who wished to create new technologies to be used on mobile smart phones. This was a cross platform app available for iPhones, Android, Windows, and Blackberry phones. The KIK messengers rise to fame was a very quick stint in just over two years, the Kik Messenger app grew into one of the best chat platforms you can get on a smart phone.