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Hike Messenger shuts down officially, exits from app stores

The Free Press Journal | 18/01/2021 08:36 PM | Click to read full article

Hike Messenger, which was once the Indian reply to WhatsApp, has shutdown officially. Backed by SoftBank Group Corp, disappeared from app stores on Monday.

Started in 2016 by billionaire-family scion Kavin Bharti Mittal has failed to displace Facebook's WhatsApp which remains the country's primary source of messaging.