Social Media Platform Feature: HookAStar - A Celebrity-Fan Engagement Paltform

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Social Media Platform Feature: HookAStar - A Celebrity-Fan Engagement Paltform

HookAStar is social media platform that fosters authentic and uninterrupted connection between the Indian celebrities and fans. It is India’s first celebrity-fan engagement platform and helps celebrities to overcome the problem of fake profiles on various social media and reach out to their loving fans in real-time, anytime and anywhere.

The HookAStar app has been created under the aegis of Starline Media Pvt. Ltd., India’s leading brand and media consultancy.

A brainchild of Kunal Naik, Managing Director, Starline Media Pvt. Ltd, the HookAStar team, is spearheaded under the leadership of Vivek Nair, Director of Marketing & Communications, Starline Media Pvt. Ltd.

Whom do we cater to?

The HookAStar app caters to Indian celebrities like actors, artists, politicians, athletes and other public figures. While also simultaneously targeting their fans world-wide to foster an authentic and direct interaction.

What do we offer to our consumers?

The numerous fake profiles of stars spread across the social media are intensely frustrating for both the celebrities and fans alike. Although the celebrities wanted to reach out to their fans, there was no social media platform present that offered them complete control of their content.

Similarly for the fans, while they wanted to reach out to their favourite celebrities, they were most often misled through the rut of fake profiles. There was an imminent need of an authentic social media platform that featured genuine profiles of real stars and offered authentic updates, photos from celebrities to fans.

HookAStar offers this and goes even beyond by offering real time notifications to the fans on every update of celebrity generated content. The celebrities share updates, images, audio and video messages with fans, which the fans not only receive with real-time notification, but can further share them on other major social media platforms as Facebook , Twitter and Google plus.

What motivated us to start up?

In a world where celebrities are plagued with dummy profiles, fake followers and fabricated content, there was an imminent need of an authentic social media platform that featured genuine profiles of real stars and where they can interact directly with the fans  through text, media and updates.

That is how HookAStar emerged, as India’s first ever social media app, it allows celebrities to use any combination of text, audio and video messages to create an online platform to promote and share their story, work.

What's in a name?

HookAStar- the name represents the passion of the ardent fans of real stars. The fans who are so enamored and devoted to their stars, that want to be one with their favorite stars and are eager to know everything about them.

How do we see Social Media?

Social Media is the very basis on which the HookAStar app breathes and performs. As a social media platform, the app connects and engages its users, by fostering authentic and uninterrupted connections between real stars and fans.

Currently we are....

The HookAStar app was launched on the Independence Day this year, and looks forward to charting an iconic journey for celebrities and fans going ahead.

Within a short span, HookAStar now has more than 100 celebrities on board with a fan following of 5000 and growing. The app has witnessed remarkable app downloads across both mobile platforms of Android and iOS.

Our biggest challenge was..

Putting across this path breaking concept to the celebrities and assuring them of its remarkable virtuous effect...

We want to dominate the world by...

Be the go to platform for celebrities across entertainment, fashion, sports and politics to reach out and connect with their fans. Also be the first choice of fans to get a personalized experience in celebrity engagement.

We’re making moolah by...

We look forward to optimizing on advertisements and sponsors on our journey ahead.

Our What The **** Moment

Our moment would be- The launch day, when all celebrities were eagerly lining up with all enthusiasm, and the fans too were pouring in with all excitement to follow their favorite celebrities on the HookAStar app.

Industry as we foresee

With the proliferation of Smartphone’s, tablets and faster broadband, together with growing awareness of social media. India definitely has it all to be the next digital superpower.

We, the HookAStar team, are steadfast in our commitment to be at the forefront of the upcoming digital wave, as the preferred social media platform for celebrities and fans alike.

Lastly, Are you hiring?

We are a fast growing start-up and eagerly look forward to having go-getters as a part of our dynamic team.

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