Part of Kik’s appeal was that it was compatible with Black Berry, i Phone, and Android.
But then Black Berry owner Research In Motion, Kik founder Ted Livingston’s former place of employ, blocked the app from its app store and sued Kik for patent infringement.
And finally – crucially – if you believe in the mobile Web, then there is no other: Kik is the answer.
A lot of people, of course, don’t believe in the mobile Web.
Facebook and Google were both said to be trying to buy Whats App. China’s We Chat is becoming a threat to the country’s equivailent of Pay Pal.Mark Zuckerberg has said Facebook’s biggest mistake was betting too much on HTML5.