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Celebrate this festive season with new animated stickers on Hike

Choose from over 100 stickers with traditional greetings


October 31st, 2018: Hike, India’s first homegrown messaging app, has launched new animated sticker packs for Dhanteras, Diwali and Bhai Dooj.

The new sticker packs bring out the different dimensions of the festival and associated celebrations. You can embellish your chats with diyas and crackers, sparklers, twinkling lights, traditional rangolis, sweets and so much more— all about fun and happiness together. Wish your friends and family with these colourful and fun stickers to add that extra sparkle.

The pack will be available in six languages -- English, Hindi, Marathi, Tamil, Gujarati and Bhojpuri.

Available in-app from November 05, in time for the festive season, Hike users can download these from the PlayStore and AppStore.


Stickers as a means of social expression

Stickers are one of the most loved features of Hike. Hike offers a library of over 20,000 stickers in 40+ languages. Multiple genres are covered across 500+ sticker packs which highlight the colourful, cultural landscape of India, Bollywood, comedy, festivals, cricket, kabaddi, local catchphrases, emotions, and even excuses. There is also the nifty text-to-stickers feature on Hike chat that can turn any message you type into a fun sticker. Stickers are expressive and a great way to say what you feel. Hike’s most popular stickers reflect love, laughter and fun followed by festivals and regional references. Over 300 million stickers are exchanged every day!

About Hike

Hike is building products with the aim of simplifying the internet to bring India online. Hike Messenger was the first messaging and social technology company made with love in India. It simplifies how people connect with others and changes the way they interact with content and services on mobile. It is the only successful Indian messaging platform with scale.

The app was launched on 12/12/12 and acquired a user base of over 100 million in January 2016. In August 2016, Hike raised its fourth round of funding of USD 175 million led by Tencent and Foxconn at a valuation of USD 1.4 billion, making it the fastest company in India to attain a valuation of USD 1 billion, having reached the milestone in just 3.7 years. Investors in Hike include Tencent, Foxconn, Tiger Global, Softbank and Bharti. Apart from these, some of the top tech veterans from the Silicon Valley have also invested in the company and are advisors.

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