He responded very positively telling me how much he was interested in getting to know me and then bam he insists I take the time to download yahoo messenger so we can get to know each other better.
The problem is I already indicated that I don’t use any type of messenger and prefer to get to know people through POF e-mail as we are doing right now and/or to meet in person.
BP was an early adopter of the technology, and several traders said their use of Yahoo helped spur the industry forward, even though Yahoo never actively encouraged the trading community to use its service.
Today, everyone from oil traders to hedge fund managers, pipeline schedulers, brokers, refinery buyers and even ship brokers uses the chat system globally.
By this time, Kik had raised a total of .5 million.
A main attraction of Kik that differentiates it from other messaging apps is its anonymity.
Messenger for Unix was released in September 2003, while an unofficial beta (v1.0.6) from a Yahoo employee was released around the same time.
A special version was designed to exploit the new design elements of Vista's Windows Presentation Foundation and entitled a whole new user interface and features.
In November 2014, Kik announced a .3 million Series C funding round and its first acquisition, buying GIF Messenger "Relay".
The funding was from Valiant Capital Partners, Millennium Technology Value Partners, and SV Angel.