Hike messenger, today announced that its users are exchanging over 1 billion messages per day, amounting to over 30 billion messages per month.
The numbers have grown by 50% in a span of just 3 months, since the company’s previous announcement of 20 billion message exchanges in August this year. The upsurge in messaging volume was observed after the launch of latest version of hike 4.0.
The company recently crossed 70 million users in October this year; on an average a user spends also over 140 minutes per week on hike messenger, said hike in a statement.
Hike had introduced several updates with the roll-out of their new update—automatic sticker suggestions, hike direct, which allows users to chat and share files without the internet, 500 member group chat with multi-admins, free group calling with up to 100 people, news in English and Hindi, coupons from over 100 brands and special photo filters and doodles.
“We’re now doing over a billion messages per day. That’s no small feat. We got there quicker than we expected. It’s incredible how well hike 4.0 is doing. The year still isn’t over and there’s a lot still more to come. Stay tuned,” said Kavin Bharti Mittal, Founder & CEO hike messenger.