Telegram Finally Supports Group Video Calls
Last year during the pandemic’s peak, many apps started to include features like group video calls or expanded on it by allowing more participants. This is because people were turning to online meetings to meet up with colleagues for work or for friends and family members to gather together virtually.
Telegram Takes On Clubhouse With Voice Chats 2.0
Right now, the Clubhouse format seems to be gaining quite a bit of traction and it looks like other companies are quickly working to develop something of their own. The latest to join this group would be Telegram who have announced Voice Chats 2.0 that introduces Clubhouse-like features.
Telegram Will Soon Allow Users To Import Chats From Other Messaging Apps
Facebook Users’ Phone Numbers Are Being Sold Through A Telegram Bot
If you ever associated your phone number with your Facebook account in the past couple of years, then you might want to take note that there is a chance your phone number could be shopped around online. This is according to a report from Motherboard in which they are reporting that a Telegram bot is selling access to a database containing these phone numbers.
Telegram Sees 25 Million New Users In The Last 72 Hours
With WhatsApp announcing that they will soon start sharing data with Facebook, this has led to a bit of a panic where people are worried about what kind of data will be shared, and what it means for privacy. So much so that they have started to flock to other more privacy-based apps like Signal and Telegram.
Telegram Will Start Monetizing Itself In 2021
For the longest time ever since it launched, Telegram has remained free to use. The app boasts about 500 million users to date, which means that it has a very large platform should they choose to monetize it, and it looks like they will finally be doing that and it will be coming in the form of ads.
Telegram Now Offers More Secure Video Calling
Video calls are all the rage these days as we practice social distancing for work and school. However, there is the question regarding security of such calls, and whether or not they can be intercepted, and this is where end-to-end encryption comes in. If you’re after an app that can provide that, Telegram could be worth looking at.
Telegram Introduces An Enhanced In-App Video Editor
Back in the early days of messaging apps on smartphones, if you wanted to edit a photo or video, you would have to do so outside the app. This can be a bit troublesome and adds unnecessary steps, but that has since changed. In fact, in the latest update to Telegram, the company has announced that its app will now come with an enhanced video editing tool.
Telegram Will Soon Be Getting Group Video Calls
These days, video calling applications and features are becoming increasingly popular due to the coronavirus which has forced everyone to stay home. As such, people are turning to these types of services so that they can continue to stay in touch with loved ones, friends, classmates, and co-workers.
Latest Telegram Update Will Now Let Users Schedule Messages
When it comes to messaging apps, WhatsApp is probably one of the biggest messaging platforms at the moment. However, it doesn’t necessarily mean that it is the best. In fact, several other messaging apps previously launched features that WhatsApp only implemented much later.
Telegram To Push Ahead With Its Own ‘Gram’ Cryptocurrency
These days more companies are looking to launch their own cryptocurrencies. Facebook announced their own plans earlier this year and now it looks like Telegram wants in as well. This is actually not the first time that Telegram expressed interest in launching their own cryptocurrency.
WhatsApp And Telegram Security Flaw Allows Hackers To Manipulate Your Media Files
Both WhatsApp and Telegram tout themselves as secure messaging systems thanks to their use of end-to-end encryption. However, according to researchers from Symantec, they have discovered that there is a flaw in both their systems that allow hackers to potentially manipulate media files that have been sent and received through its platforms.
Telegram CEO Blames Recent Issues On A ‘State Actor’ Attack
As some of you might have heard, Telegram had recently experience some connectivity issues in which a DDoS attack was to blame. However, it seems that this was more than just a regular DDoS attack, it was one that could have been orchestrated by a country, or at least that’s what Telegram’s CEO, Pavel Durov is implying.
Telegram Users Can Now Delete Messages From Recipient's Device
Many popular messaging apps allow you to delete messages but that functionality is largely limited to your own device. Even if you delete a message on your phone it remains visible on the recipient’s device. So a message sent years ago could come back to haunt you later on in life, complete with verifiable proof that you sent it. Telegram, a popular privacy-focused messaging app, is now allowing users to delete […]
Telegram Update Introduces The Ability To Add Polls
Have you ever tried to organize a lunch or dinner or a birthday party for a friend or family member within the context of a group chat? It can get pretty messy as everyone is chiming in with their own opinions, or going off topic. However if you’re a Telegram user, then you might want to check out the latest update to the app.
Major Update For Telegram For iOS & Android Released
If you use Telegram as your main messenger app, you’ll be pleased to learn that the app has received a rather significant update that will bring about a ton of new features and improvements to it. This will be applicable to both the iOS and Android versions of the app, so neither platform will be left out.
Telegram Announces New ‘Passport’ Authorization Feature
These days our instant messenger apps are more than just apps to send messages with. For example many of these such apps are capable of making voice and video calls, playing games, sharing files, and even making mobile payments. This is why it doesn’t come as a surprise to learn that Telegram has introduced a new feature to its app.
Telegram Says Apple Blocking App Updates Since April
Russia recently ordered Apple to remove the secure messaging app Telegram from the country’s App Store and Telegram’s CEO has now said that Apple has actually prevented Telegram from updating its app globally ever since the Russian order came in April. Telegram has already moved the courts in Russia to challenge the ban while the Federal Security Service maintains that the ban is essential to protect the country from security […]
Telegram's Initial Coin Offering Has Been Scrapped
Telegram, a secure messaging service, had been working to launch its very own ICO or initial coin offering. It’s a process through which companies can now raise funds by issuing digital coins to investors. It has already conducted a private sale which brought in a substantial amount of money. Many in the crypto game were waiting for the public sale of Telegram’s coins but it appears that Telegram will no […]