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Netflix has collaborated with Meta to introduce Archie-themed stickers on WhatsApp

Netflix and Zoya Akhtar are leaving no stone unturned in promoting the upcoming Archies movie, set to be released on Netflix on December 7. Capitalizing on the popularity of Archies comics, the latest promotional effort involves introducing Archies-themed stickers on WhatsApp. Stickers have become a prevalent means of communication on the messaging platform, offering users a way to convey thoughts and expressions effortlessly, especially when incorporating beloved characters.

In collaboration with Netflix India, Meta has partnered to launch an Archies-themed sticker pack on WhatsApp, featuring key characters from Riverdale. The characters include Agastya Nanda as Archie Andrews, Khushi Kapoor as Betty Cooper, Suhana Khan as Veronica Lodge, Vedang Raina as Reggie Mantle, Mihir Ahuja as Jughead Jones, Aditi Dot as Ethel Muggs, and Yuvraj Menda as Dilton Doiley.

WhatsApp users, particularly from Gen Z, now have the opportunity to celebrate the upcoming Archies movie by expressing themselves with these characters through the specially designed sticker pack. The stickers can be easily downloaded and used on both Android and iOS devices.



Netflix's 'The Archies' first-look poster, teaser is out and it's all  things nostalgic
Netflix’s ‘The Archies’ first-look poster, teaser is out and it’s all things nostalgic

The Archies movie, set to release on December 7 on Netflix, presents a reimagined take on the classic Archie Comics. The film promises to take viewers on a nostalgic journey with its unique and charming characters, making them an ideal fit for integration into WhatsApp conversations through stickers. Given the growing popularity and relatability of stickers, this collaboration aims to provide fans across India with a means to connect with their favorite Archies characters in a more engaging and contextual manner.

Expressing excitement about the partnership, a representative from Meta stated, “We want to bring more contextual and engaging experiences on WhatsApp that resonate with our users. We are thrilled to announce our partnership with Netflix India on the special Archies-themed stickers and foresee great traction, especially by Gen Z and millennials when they are texting their friends, family, or in their group chats.”

This collaboration not only serves as a promotional tactic for the upcoming movie but also taps into the widespread use of stickers as a mode of expression on messaging platforms like WhatsApp. By bringing beloved characters to the realm of stickers, Netflix and Meta aim to enhance user engagement and create a more immersive experience for fans eagerly anticipating the Archies movie. As sticker usage continues to rise, such collaborations provide an innovative way for brands and entertainment platforms to connect with audiences and leverage the popularity of digital communication tools.

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