Hike takes on Snapchat, launches in-built camera with face recognition skills and other new features

In a bid to take on Snapchat, Hike messenger just launched three new exciting features and now users will be able to share their lives through photos and videos.

Hike launched three services-Stories, Camera and Live Filters for India. Through its Stories feature, people will be able to share real time moments with their friends through photos and videos. The stories will vanish 48 hours after being posted.

Also, the in-built camera will help people to snap photos right inside from the app. Talking about Filters, Hike will have 12 Live Filters.


“Hike has become the place for the youth of India where they can be themselves. One of our goals of 2016 has been to bring photos at the centre of Hike and with Stories, Filters and Camera, we are just doing that,” said Kavin Mittal, Founder and CEO, Hike.

If you want to create your story on Hike, you have to follow this:

1. Swipe to the Stories tab
2. Tap on Camera to create new stories and you can use other features to make it interesting

3. Post!