Hi AppNewser readers - we're now a part of Mediabistro's SocialTimes.com. For more great App news, reviews, guides and tips, head over to InsideMobileApps.

Japanese Messaging App Sells Over $10 Million in Emoticons Stickers Each Month

With over 230 million registered users, Japanese free messaging app, Line, is poised to make large profits from its emoticon stickers sales. In a recent announcement, the company revealed that it sold 1 billion emoticon stickers as of this month. That’s one sticker for every 7 messages sent. This makes for an impressive earning of about 9.77 billion yen.

In other words, the company is selling approximately $10 million USD worth of stickers each month. Here’s what they are selling:

 

Luckily, I can express myself with just words, because I can’t afford to buy emoticons for every text message I send. Even if they are that fantastic.

Related Stories
Mediabistro Course

Social Media 201

Social Media 201Starting October 13Social Media 201 picks up where Social Media 101 left off, to provide you with hands-on instruction for gaining likes, followers, retweets, favorites, pins, and engagement. Social media experts will teach you how to make social media marketing work for your bottom line and achieving your business goals. Register now!