It was the year 2000 when Chikka revolutionized texting. Now, ten years and 68 million registered accounts later, Chikka's setting is now more digitized with it's new version. Last August 17, 2010 at Chikka office, Chikka will also be used online and will also be accessible for iPad users. In addition to that, a replies to Chikka will now be only PhP1.00 per reply, Chikka founder Dennis Mendiola announced. Mendiola stressed how Chikka made impact on texting especially during the Ondoy crisis with the internet and mobile phones.In addition to that, Chikka is now interoperable with Google Talk and is working on partnering other messaging services as Chikka has already 16 million visits from 215 countries. Mendiola also mentions the relevance of Chikka as another medium for social networking.
|Chikka Founder Dennis Mendiola introduces the new Chikka interface|
|TV personalities Dimples Romana and Melissa Ricks trying out the new Chikka|
|From L-R: Dimples Romana, Chikka CEO Chito Bustamante and Melissa Ricks|