Hike, India’s homegrown social and tech company, today announced the launch of its new sticker avatars ahead of the 2019 General Elections in India. This personalized collection features a range of stickers that encourage the youth to go out and exercise their right to vote in the upcoming elections.
According to media reports, the 2019 General Elections election is going to be historic, with over 15 million first-time voters in the 18-19 age group having registered for it. The huge number of young voters, some of who are also part of Hike’s core demographic, are excitedly gearing up to participate in the country’s civic process. With digital communication playing an important role in this election, these stickers are another great way for users to express themselves.
Hike is a great place for users to connect with their close friends through stickers that help in personalizing communication, while adding an element of fun through the use of everyday lingo. Keeping this in mind, the new pack contains a range of stickers that users can use to encourage each other to go out and vote. Some of the most popular stickers in the pack include ‘Go Vote, Don’t chill’ & ‘The nation wants your vote”.
Stickers as a means of social expression
Stickers are one of the most loved features of Hike. The app has a library of over 30,000 stickers in 40+ languages & dialects and covers multiple genres that highlight the colorful, cultural landscape of India, movies, comedy, festivals, cricket, kabaddi, local catchphrases, emotions, and even excuses. 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.