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.
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.
Available in six languages :
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-sticker feature on Hike chat that can turn any message you type into a fun sticker.
Sticker are expressive and a great way to say what you feel. Hike’s most popular sticker reflect love, laughter and fun followed by festivals and regional references. Over 300 million exchanged every day!
Available in application from November 5.
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