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Hike Introduces Voice Messaging, New Language Support & More

Taking cues from Tencent's messaging app WeChat, Hike has added Push-to-talk (PTT) and other features to its instant messaging app (hat tip Anupam Saxena). The feature is currently available on Hike's iOS, Android and Windows Phone 8 apps. It's not clear whether the company has also rolled it out to its Windows Phone 7, BlackBerry and Symbian apps. Besides PTT feature, it has also added support for  four new languages including Spanish, French, Russian, and Portuguese, ability to share last seen only to your circle of friends, and added two new free sticker packs - Snuggles the Dog and Miley the Cat. When we checked on our Android handset, the PTT feature is insanely easier to use, however, what irks me is to send an voice message I have to go through two clicks. Comparatively, WeChat handles it much better with just one click to send voice…

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