Month: July 2013

Snoopy Gets Facebook Stickers

Iconix Entertainment’s Peanuts Worldwide has announced a new digital extension for the classic Peanuts brand–a Facebook Snoopy Sticker Pack. Available now, fans can download a range of Snoopy digital stickers from the Facebook Sticker Store that can be used in messages in the same way one might use emoticons. Source .. Read more →

Facebook and Google Want a Piece of Japan’s Digital Sticker Business

A craze coming out of Japan is now catching on in Silicon Valley: stickers. In the last few months, Facebook and Google have added digital stickers, basically oversize emoticons, to their chat applications. Venture-backed startups such as MessageMe and Path are also chasing the sticker fad. They have Japan-based Line to thank for the sticker sensation. The app, which has… Read more →

Why Facebook Stickers aren’t as dumb as they sound

When a fledgling tech startup becomes one of the world’s most recognized brands, its patina of hipness fades. The Internet-savvy folks who first discover the Next Big Things tend to be young—in the case of Facebook, that’s because the social network required its first users to be college students. But when a social network throw open its gates and the… Read more →

Facebook takes on WhatsApp with chat frills

To woo users away from WhatsApp, Facebook is spicing up its instant messaging application — the Facebook Messenger — with new features such as stickers and chat heads. With apps such WhatsApp, WeChat and Viber in which friends can exchange free SMS-like messages and fancy frills biting at its heels, the world’s most celebrated social network is not feeling what… Read more →

26 Bizarre Chat Stickers You’ll Never Use

If a picture is worth a thousand words, an emoticon must be worth at least half that. Stickers, kind of like extra-large emoticons, are prominent on chat apps like KakaoTalk, and more recently on Path and Line. Facebook recently introduced the new feature to its web chat, too. See here for the Bizarre list of Chat Stickers Read more →