Kik is getting ready to roll out its Kin cryptocurrency to its mobile messengerin a big way. The company has announced a new tipping feature, powered by the Kin Blockchain. Starting today, Kik users will be able to send cryptocurrency tips to moderators and admins. For now, the feature will be exclusively available togroup chats, but Kik plans to open it up to all users in the near future. The addition of admin tipping incentivizes public group admins to foster enjoyable chat experiences on Kik, while giving group participants the opportunity to thank admins for maintaining these spaces in theā€¦ This story continues at The Next Web

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