Instant messaging app Hike Messenger has started aggregating Hindi news stories and will be rolling out the feature for other regional languages as well. The messenger had launched the News feature last month where it would aggregate stories from leading English dailies. Hike claims that its English News feature is getting 1.5 million daily users who view about 100 million stories per week. The Hindi News will have content available in ‘bite’ size feeds across sports, entertainment, politics, technology and many more categories. The News feature gives users bite sized updates in 100 words and has three options: Category, Full story and a forward button. Clicking on full story opens the news website’s story within the Hike app (similar to what Facebook and Twitter does). Clicking on category pops up a menu which displays tags like top stories, India, world, sports, technology,…
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