February is the month of romance and there are die-hard romantics out there who declare their love, express their feelings differently. The advent of mobile communication apps like Viber has made letting know their feelings on their finger tips and if you are running short of words, your expressions are just a sticker away.
Viber has analyzed their sticker sales data across a period of one year to see which countries are the most romantic and what love stickers are most exchanged. If you have any any doubt on the popularity of the stickers, you will be surprised to know that people have been busy sending more than 22 billion stickers worldwide last year on Viber.
Viber analysed the 10 best-selling stickers in each country in 2014 to determine how many were love-related and here are the findings.
First, let’s see how romantic Indians are when it comes to expressing romance on stickers. Viber says India is among the top performing countries in the love front. Out of the list of top ten stickers, five are love-related with a kissing couple the most popular sticker here.
Here are the top 5 stickers Indians has been sharing on Viber.
Looks like the Latinos are highly romantic as the Latin countries are the top users of love stickers. Spain took the number on spot with seven love-related stickers in the top 10. We always knew Italians and French romantic souls and they proved it by being tied in second place.
Thais and Irish people have been sharing ‘a kissing couple’ sticker a lot. Russia and Vietnam also prefer a kissing couple but looks like rest of the love-stickers found no special preference for them in the top 10 list. While almost all the countries has one or other love-stickers on the top sport in their respective lists, US was one of the only three countries that did not have a love-related message in the first place. In stead, they like Freddie, a cartoon fox, saying ‘Hi’.
In Philippines and Singapore they seem to kiss and make up as there are no love stickers in the top of the charts in both these countries but one of the kiss stickers came in second and fourth place respectively. Myanamar is another nation who seemingly don’t prefer expressing love through stickers as it did not find place in the top ten sticker list in this country.
And the trophy for the most used sticker across the world in 2014 goes to the kissing couple.