Facebook Messenger gets desi with 'chumbak stickers'

Facebook messengerStickers have been very popular in India, prompting almost all messenger companies to add them to their line-up.

Finding yourself at a loss for words on Facebook? Well, you now have a desi way to get around this.

From Thursday, Facebook users can send a sticker from the 'Chumbak Expressions' pack with an 'Oye' or a very aunty-ish, 'Any Good News'.

This set of stickers cash in the growing popularity of localised with Indian content with street lingo. The stickers are available for free on the Messenger and Facebook apps for Android and iOS.

Facebook has an estimated 80 million users in India of which a third are regular messenger users.

Stickers have been very popular in India, prompting almost all messenger companies to add them to their line-up. While there are some themes that are popular globally, all players now ensure that they have good Indian content too available.

Facebook, recently redesigned its iPhone as well as browser based web chat.

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