Mind control. Demogorgons. Barb. This Halloween, thereâ€™s no question weâ€™ll see people out in costume as characters from this summerâ€™s addictive Netflix original series, â€œStranger Things.â€ To help bring you back into the â€˜80s supernatural mindset, weâ€™re partnering with Netflix to bring the Upside Down right to your chats in Google Allo, our smart messaging app for Android and iOS.
A new â€œStranger Thingsâ€ sticker pack is now available for download in Google Allo, featuring exclusive artwork inspired by the show. So whether youâ€™re researching how to create a DIY Eleven costume with friends or debating whether Barb will reappear in season two, we got you covered.
These stickers arenâ€™t the only new thing in Google Allo this week. You can now reply to messages directly from your notifications on Android and iOS. So if youâ€™re cooking up a French Onion Barb, you donâ€™t have to stop what youâ€™re doing to reply back to friends.
Weâ€™ve also added support for Android N so you can take advantage of its features. With split-screen mode you can now chat with friends and rewatch season one at the same time. App shortcuts help you quickly start a new conversation from the home screen. And for iOS users, weâ€™ve brought the ability to doodle on your photos to iOS, so you can craft a masterpiece before sharing in Google Allo.
Beware the flickering lights, and have a safe and happy Halloween!
P.S. Google Allo will help you unlock your powers today in New York City. Stay tuned to Google on Twitter for a hint on where the drop-off from Hawkins National Laboratories will take place.