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FC Barcelona launches its brand new Keyboard App powered by Kika Tech

FC Barcelona

FC Barcelona Keyboard, the new Keyboard App of FC Barcelona, will be available today. The app has been developed by Kika, a leader in mobile communications. The FCB Keyboard app will be offering Barça fans a novel way to celebrate their team and moments with stickers and customized keyboard themes. Featuring your favorite players from FC Barcelona, imagine boasting to your friends when Messi scores a goal! While nothing is more satisfying than bragging to your friends on how your team is better by using the customized stickers, the FCB Keyboard is more than that. It also has ability to get team related news real-time.

„We are always aspiring to be the best ambassador for football in the Digital World,“ said Russell Stopford, Digital Director, FC Barcelona. „In FC Barcelona we are always looking for new and creative ways to engage our fans. The Barca mobile keyboard app is a fun way for fans to interact while watching coverage of our games.“

FC Barcelona partnered with Chinese company, Kika Tech to develop this new and amazing app. Kika’s mission is to provide users with a seamless mobile experience that allows them to freely express their ideas. The Kika ecosystem includes its award-winning, Kika Emoji Keyboard app, which has received Google’s Best of 2016 and Top Developer in 2015. Kika partnerships include Huawei, ZTE, 20th Century Fox and Warner Bros., amongst others. Kika has also been ranked a top productivity app in more than 77 countries. With 400M downloads and 60M MAU, it’s not surprising that leading mobile manufacturers and movie studios partner with the company.

„A major way that fans communicate is through stickers.“ said Bill Hu, Co-Founder and CEO, Kika Tech. „This keyboard will add some fun and new unique options for Barca fans‘ to engage with each other and express their enthusiasm for their favorite team and players.“

(Kika Tech Inc)