You might not know about stickers, but they’re changing the way we text

SUMMARY:
Direct from Asia, imported by Path and co-opted by Facebook, stickers are hitting the mainstream and becoming the new way people message every day.

An excited prickly pear holding a balloon. An anthropomorphic ice cream cone waving a piece of waffle while melting in the heat. Cartoonish gray tabby cat and Tumblr regular Pusheen, dressed as a unicorn, his smug face hit with wisps of his own luscious rainbow hair. All of these super-sized images are probably on your phone, ready to convey your complex feelings with the tap of a single button.

Source … http://gigaom.com/2013/06/12/you-might-not-know-about-stickers-but-theyre-changing-the-way-we-text/

Post Author: Ed Lui

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