The Hike is a social content platform focused on privacy, expression and bite-sized content. The messaging platform offers several features that can improve your chatting experience. Here are some of the features of the messaging service that you should know about.
Hike ID: It is an identity that removes the need for sharing your phone number so your privacy is guarded, as per the company.
Groups up to 1000 members with more Admin controls: The company says a user can add up to 1000 members in a single group on Hike. With advanced Group Admin settings, you can choose whether it is a Public or a Private group and even control if members can send messages, stickers or nudges.
Hidden Mode: One can also hide the chats that they want to keep private with the Hidden Mode. Once hidden, they can be accessed only with a password.
Hike News: With 60 words news on-the-go, you can be updated with the latest happenings around India and the world. Also, the Hike News comes in eight Indian languages apart from English — Hindi, Malayalam, Telugu, Tamil, Bengali, Marathi, Gujarati and Kannada.
Showbiz: One can head to Showbiz on Hike to catch up on all the latest masala in Bollywood. With byte-sized gossip, Showbiz keeps you up to date with the latest happenings.
Cricket/ Jokes: One can also get the cricket score updates on-the-go. You will get the scores right on Explore. And for endless jokes, just tap into Explore and go on to Jokes, to get the latest memes and jokes.
Stickers/Animated Stickers: The company says one can choose from over 20,000+ stickers in over 40+ local languages from Hike’s sticker store. Stickers that reflect emotions, your love for cricket, your local lingo, your favourite festival and your favourite stars.
Text to Stickers: Sometimes, simple text is just not enough. That’s when you need Text to Stickers. Funk up your words with Text to Stickers - in your language.