BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Viber, one of the world’s leading messaging apps with more than 754 million users worldwide, has partnered with The Huffington Post to launch a series of exclusive 2016 Presidential election stickers, the companies announced today. The Huffington Post is a leading global source of breaking news, opinion, entertainment and community, and HuffPost Politics is the second largest political news site in the U.S. (comScore).
In addition to the sticker pack, The Huffington Post will also launch a Viber Public Chat, which are live discussions from celebrities, personalities and brands across many topics including music, sports, fashion, entertainment, news and more. Users who download the pack will be signed up to follow HuffPost’s Election’s Public Chat where they will be able to engage with editors for real-time updates and political analysis from the site’s top political editors and reporters.
“The partnership with The Huffington Post continues a trend that Viber has been seeing where more media outlets are expanding their reach to readers by utilizing different platforms,” said Scott Nelson, Head of Viber North America. “Viber exists as a platform to express your creativity and we’re excited to have The Huffington Post release their presidential sticker pack during this exciting election season, as well join a new public chat which focuses on the race to the White House.”
“We're constantly looking for fresh and fun ways to reach new audiences,” said Ashley Alman, Social Media Editor of HuffPost Politics. “The HuffPost Elections Public Chat on Viber not only reaches new audiences, but the chat gives our readers a unique glimpse at the kind of candid conversations we typically have amongst the politics team in the D.C. Bureau surrounding the news of the day. The release of the sticker pack will only add more flare to our conversations, while giving Viber users a way to join the conversation.”
With Public Chats, Viber users can get on the inside of things that matter to them most and watch the conversations unfold in real-time. With more than 500 sticker packs now available to choose from, Viber is celebrating this milestone by giving away free political stickers to its Sticker Market for iOS and Android users. To start chatting, download Viber on your desktop, Windows 10, iOS, Android or Windows Phone 8 devices now.
Part of the Rakuten family, Viber freely connects users around the world with the people that matter to them most. With more than 754 million unique users on the platform, Viber allows people to connect in the way that works best for them, whether that’s through individual messaging, video calls or group chats, or following brands and celebrities on Public Chats. Viber can be used on iPhone®, iPad®, Android™ phones and tablets, Windows Phone, Windows®, Windows 8®, Mac, Linux and Symbian devices over mobile or WiFi connections. For media enquiries, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
About The Huffington Post:
The Huffington Post is a Pulitzer Prize-winning source of breaking news, video, features, and entertainment, as well as a highly engaged global community for opinion and conversation. The platform has 100,000 bloggers, from politicians, students and celebrities to academics, parents and policy experts, who contribute in real-time on the subjects about which they are most passionate. The Huffington Post is committed to covering our core editorial pillars -- news and politics, wellness, and solutions to the world's biggest problems -- and using every available tool and platform, including virtual reality and immersive storytelling, to inform, inspire, entertain and empower. The Huffington Post has editions in the UK, Canada, France, Spain, Italy, Japan, Maghreb, Germany, Brazil, South Korea, Greece, India, Australia and the Arab world, and is part of AOL Inc.
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