Indian instant messaging platform Hike on Thursday added new social features for groups that are built inside the application. "Our new features will make sharing much easier within the group and raise the fun and productivity quotient. We believe that this could be a key driver for groups to come together," Vishwanath Ramarao, CTO, Hike
Indian instant messaging application Hike on Wednesday partnered with Airtel Payments Bank to power its digital payment wallet. "We're on track of over five million transactions this month (November) from services such as recharge and P2P. "We're excited and we look forward to working with Airtel on supporting this effort to bring more Indians online
Sometime back Paytm founder Vijay Shekhar Sharma had been asked on social media about that one feature he regrets not having on his app. And he'd promptly replied messaging. It took Paytm, the country's largest digital payments firm, a major push from WhatsApp to roll out a messaging feature within its app. Just as WhatsApp is on the verge of debuting its payments feature in India, Paytm has rolled out 'Inbox' that will allow its 230 million users to share photos, videos, contacts, live locations as well as make payments via a single app interface.
Indian messaging app Hike has announced that it has acquired Bengaluru-based media streaming technology startup, CREO. The company, however, did not reveal the amount of the deal.
Paytm is set to annex your smartphone a little bit more. The mobile wallet app is reportedly looking at ways to rival WhatsApp by injecting messaging capabilities to its platform in order to aid in applications beyond shopping and payments. This will give the payments app a new dimension and possibly shrink WhatsApp's strong user base in the country.
Home-grown messaging platform Hike Messenger on Tuesday updated its app to Hike 5.0 that comes with a wallet, supporting fund transfers through Unified Payments Interface (UPI). With Hike Wallet users can also recharge their phones and pay postpaid bills right from inside the app.
Home grown messaging app Hike Messenger is set to roll out a "Video Stories" feature on Saturday which will allow users to share videos of up to 20 seconds.These videos can be further made dramatic using "Live Filters". Like the "Photo Stories" feature, the "Video Stories" also disappear after 48 hours.
Hike Messenger today announced two new upgrades to its app in the form of 'Stories and an improved camera app. After Instagram, Hike is the latest service to adopt the Snapchat-inspired feature that allows users to post photos, ornamented with live filters and stickers, which disappear after 48 hours. The Stories feature replaces Hike's Facebook-like Timeline, which allowed users to post status and photos, and get Love in responses. Hike believes the new feature is aimed at 'non-judgemental' viewing of content posted on the platform. With Stories there are no ratings, only the number of views.
India's first homegrown messaging app hike messenger on Wednesday launched video calling feature for its users. Video calling -- the beta version of which was rolled out in September this year to a select set of less than a hundred thousand users -- will now begin to roll out to the entire user base, starting with Android users this week.
India's WhatsApp rival, Hike, today announced that it has raised a $175 million in Series D funding from investors including Taiwan s Foxconn Technology Group and China s internet giant Tencent Holdings Ltd. The round valued the startup at $1.4 billion, with the existing investors including SoftBank Group, Bharti Enterprises and Tiger Global also participating.
Today's Friendship Day, and Hike Messenger for one has got into the celebratory mode. The messaging app has launched a bunch of stickers, fun friendship mini-series, jokes and inspiration. The 'Friends Forever' sticker pack has over 30 quirky and fun friendship-themed free stickers. Alternatively, one can also send funny images and quotes from 'Just for Laughs' on Hike.
India's first homegrown messaging app hike messenger will launch a "microapp" for users on the eve of Mother's Day. Mother's Day falls on May 8 this year. This Mother's Day, hike wishes all the mothers and enables hikers to show their love for their moms," hike said in a statement on Saturday.
Within less than a month of launch, Games feature on India's first home grown messaging app hike Messenger on Monday reached a milestone of 100 million game plays, with users spending nearly 20 minutes on average per day playing games. The five classic games available on hike are Snake, Solitaire, Chess, Word Rush and Sudoku. The users can launch these games with just one tap and play them right inside hike.
Hike messenger, India's first homegrown messaging app, on Tuesday announced that tech veterans from Silicon Valley have invested in the company and are playing advisors to it.
Hike messenger, India's first home-grown messaging platform, on Monday launched "Car Match", a microapp within hike, to facilitate users in sharing rides with friends during the ongoing odd-even scheme in the national capital.
Hike messenger, India s first home-grown messaging platform, is launching its app in eight vernacular languages.
With a user base of over 70 million in the country, mobile messaging app hike messenger announced on Wednesday that in a span of three months, hike users are exchanging over one billion messages per day -- or 30 billion messages per month.
Instant messaging platform Hike messenger on Thursday launched a new feature named Hike Direct which will allow the app to function without an Internet connection and also said that it has reached a user base of over 70 million.