Gupshup launches exciting Cricket icons


By K. Ashwin Mob: 00919920183006 E-mail:

GupShup Messenger, India’s leading mobile messaging app, introduced today a wide range of icons for the new season of Cricket to add fun to the Cricketainment. These icons includes popular teams, sixer, bowled, cheergirls, It’s a four, Its a six and numerous other emoticons related to Cricket. During the Cricket Season, users can enjoy his new category of Entertainment Cricket combination with unique expressive range of icons to add up to the fun for the fans.

“For its followers, Cricket is religion in India. With cricket in the air, GupShup is excited to launch cricket icons that enable users to share messages with their friends,” quoted Beerud Sheth, Co-founder & CEO of GupShup Technologies.

GupShup Messenger includes many innovative features. By combining public and private messaging in the same app, users can seamlessly switch and easily share messages with followers and friends respectively. The public messaging feature enables users to follow any of GupShup’s numerous communities or post messages to their own. The private messaging feature makes the whole address book active and reachable, unlike other messenger apps that can only reach users that have also downloaded the same app.

Going further to give that personalized touch to the users; Gupshup has come up with emoticons of umpire, teams, shots and numerous activities happening during cricket.

GupShup Messenger app bridges smart-phones and feature-phones – enabling users to reach every mobile device. The app combines public and private messaging in one place – enabling users to reach every friend and follower. Smart-phone users send / receive messages using the data channel, while feature-phone users send / receive messages using SMS. If the message recipient does not have the app, GupShup will deliver a text message to them free of cost. In a way, that’s unlimited, free text messages bundled into the app – the app user need not buy an SMS plan. The GupShup app works on Android, iOS, Blackberry and Nokia S40 platforms.

Gupshup was part of the nominations in the Global Mobile Awards 2012 under the category ‘Best Product, Initiative or Service for Underserved Segments’.


About GupShup

GupShup is the world’s largest Mobile Social Network connecting users to family, friends and fans on the run. Millions of users create communities and groups on topics such as finance, entertainment, lifestyle, health, sports and more. GupShup has 2 billion messages exchanged amongst users every month.

GupShup enables users to send their short messages, privately with friends, or publicly with all. The service works on every mobile device and can be accessed via SMS, web, wap or mobile apps. It has over 60 million users in India, and expanding internationally. Businesses use GupShup to acquire new customers or engage existing ones. GupShup enables brands and businesses to reach millions of users with targeted mobile messages.

For more information For more information and comments from spokespersons Mr. Beerud Sheth (CEO & Co-Founder), Mr. Ravi Sundararajan (Chief Revenue Officer) and Dr. Viswanath Ramachandran (Founding Executive and Chief Technology Officer),



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