FC Barcelona has partnered with software developer Kika Tech for a new keyboard app, complete with customised stickers and themes, featuring fans favourite players and Barcelona iconography. The app also has the ability 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."
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.
"A major way that fans communicate is through stickers," added 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."