More and more applications have showed up on the market. What make these users to download the particular applications?
In East Asian countries, such as China, Hong Kong, Japan, Korea and Taiwan
Games and communication softwares are downloaded more than other application. The needs of apps are for entertainment and chatting to kill time, such as LINE, Facebook, candy crush saga and We Chat.(Figure 2)
In Taiwan and Japan, apps about LINE are always on the top ten lists. In Taiwan, users often download the games to get the cute and funny stickers. They post them when chatting with others.(Figure 3 and 4)
|Figure 3:Chatting with stickers|
|Figure 4:Chatting with stickers|
Each sticker has at least one emotion or a condition to express, it's convenience is instant to see.
The users don't have to type in long sentences, which is time-consuming. All they have to post a sticker, not only cute, funny but also could explain all.
Posting stickers has become a new way of communication. It changes the typing users used to and brings a new market to the application area .