Taking First Steps Into Monetization, Viber Messaging App Announces A Sticker Market

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http://techcrunch.com – Viber, the app that has promised free messaging and calls to its users since it’s inception, has today announced it’s first step into monetization. As has been the case with competing apps like WhatsApp, MessageMe, and even Facebook Messenger, Viber plans to use stickers, large clipart-style emoticons and text, to generate revenue. The company will be creating its own paid content, as well as licensing content from other sources such as television shows, branded characters, etc. Not all of the content within the Sticker Market will be paid, but some of it will be available through (IT news)