Viber, one of the fastest growing messaging app, today has announced a new feature called Public Chat which allows all Viber users to follow celebrities and public discussions. Public Chats are the live discussions between celebrities and personalities that you can follow. They offer a new kind of social experience, tapping into live conversations as they happen.
Anyone on Viber can follow as many of these chats as they like on their mobile device. Conversations are multi-media and include text, photos, audio, video, stickers, web links and more. Users can invite friends to follow the Public Chats that interest them, and can share content.
Some of the known personalities who have their accounts on Public Chats are Anushka Sharma, Ranveer Singh, Arjun Kapoor, Sonu Nigam, Ayushmann Khurrana, Shaan etc, some sports personalities like Sachin Tendulkar, Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, Saina Nehwal are also available on Public Chat to which users can follow on Public Chats.
Anubhav Nayyar, Country Head-India, Viber said, “The release of Public Chats on Viber allows people to interact in a new way, listening to live discussions and staying up-to-date with exclusive content from the people and interests that matter to them most. We are launching this with a great line-up of celebrities, personalities, brands, influencers all over India.”
Speaking at the launch Mark Hardy, Chief Marketing Officer, Viber said “I’m delighted to be here in India to celebrate the launch of Public Chats. We are thrilled with the response we’ve had so far – after just a few days, some of the most popular chats already have hundreds of thousands of followers, showing that users are intrigued by the fly-on-the-wall experience Public Chats offers. There’s a great line up of talent from India, and we’re looking forwarding to adding more Public Chats over the coming weeks and months.”