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WhatsApp Introduces New Stickers and Allows Third-Party Stickers

This week, WhatsApp introduces a new way for chatters to express themselves with stickers. Alongside emojis, camera features, Statuses, and animated GIFs, WhatsApp provides a new set of funny and entertaining stickers, in order to make communicating with friends and family on WhatsApp easier and more fun, as well as expanding its ways of expressing feelings within personal communication.

WhatsApp -owned by Facebook- reported on its official blog that they are rolling out sticker packs, which are created by the company’s designers at WhatsApp and a group of selection stickers from other artists and designers worldwide. Additionally, WhatsApp added that they are introducing support for third-party sticker packs, aiming to enable artists, designers, and developers around the world to create funny and creative stickers for the WhatsApp platform.

As explained by WhatsApp:

“Whether with a smiling teacup or a crying broken heart, stickers help you share your feelings in a way that you can’t always express with words.”

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As third-party sticker packs, now, you have the ability to create and develop funny stickers for WhatsApp, jus you need to know these points:

  1. WhatsApp has issued a set of APIs and interfaces that enable designers, artists, and developers to build sticker apps that add stickers to WhatsApp on Android or iOS.
  2. They can simply launch their sticker app like any other app to the Google Play Store or Apple App Store.
  3. Then, chatters who download and install their sticker app will be able to send those stickers right from within the WhatsApp platform.
  4. In addition to these tips, you can learn more about creating your own sticker apps for WhatsApp here.

On the other hand, as an ordinary user, you can express yourself with WhatsApp’s new stickers and use it easily by following these tips, as confirmed by WhatsApp on its official announcement:

  1. To be able to use WhatsApp new stickers in a chat, simply press the new sticker button and choose the sticker you want to express yourself by.
  2. Additionally, you have the ability to generate new sticker packs by tapping the plus icon.

At the end of the announcement, WhatsApp mentioned that Stickers will be available for Android and iPhone over the coming weeks.

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