The speakers during the event (left to right): Crystal Lee-Gonzalez, Viber Regional Head for Southeast Asia; Itai Fridman, Viber Head of Business Development and Elad Kojocaru, Viber VP Marketing.
Viber part of the Rakuten family and freely connects users around the world with the people that matter to them most. With more than 754 million unique users on the platform it allows people to connect in the way that works best for them, whether that’s through individual messaging, video calls, group chats, or following brands and celebrities on Public Chats. And it 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.
Viber, the Philippines’ leading communications app, celebrates its continuous growth in the country as it recently hit 25 million unique registered users nationwide. Has become a household name for Filipinos here and abroad when it comes to connecting with their friends and family. According to Ms. Crystal Gonzalez, Viber Regional Head for Southeast Asia, “We truly appreciate the overwhelming and continued support from our Filipino users and we’re committed to making Viber even better through local content and partnerships that celebrate and empower Filipinos and be part of their daily lives.” She added, "We invite brands, influencers, and businesses to work with the Viber team if they want to step up their game and engage with our 25 million Viber .”
Over 44 million Filipinos send each month the stickers through Viber messaging and group chats. Viber stickers have indeed become a new and fun way for Filipinos to communicate and express themselves. Based on Viber’s latest sticker data, users in the Philippines are fond of sending stickers about daily expressions such as “Xoxo” (kiss mark), “Good night”, “Good morning”, thumbs up, “I miss you”, “Thank you”, and sad face. Moreover, the most downloaded sticker packs in the Philippines—Violet, Freddie, Yango, LegCat, Noy Pi, Becky Vibe, and Vibe On—feature famous Viber characters as well as slang words that Filipinos use on a daily basis.
|Also performed at the Viber event: Nina and Joey Generoso|
|Father and Son, Gary V and Gab Valenciano|
|Hosted by Tony Toni and Sam YG of Boys Night Out|
Viber is also a #PartnerForChange, and being the leading communications app, has partnered with the Presidential Communications Office to launch a Public Chat (www.viber.com/presidentialcom), providing official news and announcements straight from the Presidential team. On July 25, the #ViberForChange Sticker Pack will be launched using the most popular expressions and social media memes like “Just DU it!,” “Change Is Here,” “Aprub Yan!,” “Proud to be Pinoy,” “Daghang Salamat,” among others.
Lastly, Viber partners with the brands, celebrities, open branded stickers and Public Chat accounts to reach the millions Filipino Viber users here and abroad. Also collaborated with industry leaders like Jollibee, Coca-Cola, Sunsilk, Globe, Smart, PLDT, GMA News, Inquirer, ABS-CBN, and McDonalds.
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