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Teens Are Devastated That Kik Is Shutting Down to Pursue Cryptocurrency

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If you're over the age of 20, you most likely have never used Kik. The app — which is mostly popular among teens — has gained millions of users across the globe since it first launched in 2010. However, in a blog post from Sept. 23, the company said it would be shutting down all operations. 

And since it's so popular, you're probably wondering, "why is Kik shutting down?" Here's everything you need to know.

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