Mobile application, Kibo, lets users conceal personal messages under the veil of everyday digital banter

Covert messaging has come to define communication among the millennial cohort. While Snapchat and its competitors have found success in the ‘burn after reading' method of discretion, users still risk accidental oversharing with over-the-shoulder glances and the meddling of curious coworkers or partners. New mobile application, Kibo, addresses these concerns with a new keyboard application that lets users send naughty—or business-related—messages under the guise of common texts.

The extended keyboard works with iOS Messaging applications—iMessages, Facebook Messenger and WhatsApp, to name a few.

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