Tag: Telegram

Telegram Introduces New Feature To Enhance Chat Experience

New Delhi: Telegram, a cloud-based mobile and desktop messaging app, on Friday announced the addition of a new feature called ‘Polls 2.0’ for conducting various types of polls within the chat groups and channels. With this, the users can now explore three new kinds of Telegram Polls – Visible Votes, Multiple Answers and Quiz Mode. […]

  • Tuesday, 20 April 2021
Telegram to bring secure group video calls this year

New Delhi: Instant messaging app Telegram has announced that it is developing a group video calling service that is due to be launched later this year. “Video calls in 2020 are much like messaging in 2013. There are apps that are either secure or usable, but not both. We’d like to fix that,” Telegram said […]

  • Saturday, 17 April 2021
WhatsApp Group Video, Voice Calls Now Support 8 Participants

New Delhi: Facebook-owned WhatsApp on Tuesday doubled the number of participants in a video or voice call from four to eight people at a time on its platform. To access the new limit on WhatsApp calls, all participants in a call need to update to the latest version of WhatsApp available on iPhone or Android. […]

  • Saturday, 17 April 2021
Telegram Updates Features, Allows Users To Add Profile Videos, Send 2GB Files And More

New Delhi: WhatsApp’s closest rival Telegram has rolled out a substantial update, adding Profile Videos along with improved People Nearby features, unlimited file sharing with up to 2GB per file and more. With the new update, a user can change their profile picture into a profile video. The video will play when someone opens the […]

  • Wednesday, 14 April 2021
Telegram Launches Multiple Pinned Messages, Live Location 2.0, More Features
Telegram Launches Multiple Pinned Messages, Live Location 2.0, More Features

New Delhi: Messaging app Telegram on Saturday launched new capabilities like multiple pinned messages, live location 2.0, and easy music Playlist sharing option to enhance user chat experience. Multiple pinned messages feature will allow a member to tap and switch to different pinned messages. Now, there is no need to pin a single long message […]

  • Saturday, 10 April 2021
Telegram Rolls Out Voice Chats Feature

New Delhi: Telegram on Wednesday announced a major update that brings a new Voice Chats feature to the instant messenger. The new Voice Chats feature works a lot like voice channels on apps like Discord, and it offers users a persistent conference call that they can join or leave as wish. “Any Telegram group can […]

  • Wednesday, 07 April 2021
WhatsApp Expands Status Messaging To Reassure Users About Privacy
WhatsApp Privacy Policy: 'Individual Chats Protected As Users Shun Platform'

New Delhi: Facing intense criticism over its upcoming policy on February 8 as users leave the platform for rivals Telegram and Signal, WhatsApp on Tuesday issued a clarification, saying that individual chats would not be affected by the changes. “We want to address some rumours and be 100 per cent clear we continue to protect […]

  • Tuesday, 06 April 2021
Telegram Or Signal? Welcome To The Illusion Called Data Security

New Delhi: As millions shun WhatsApp and download new chat platforms in search for a secure experience, mind you that security is nothing but an illusion and there is no guarantee that Telegram or Signal may not be hacked in the future, especially when nation-state actors with highly sophisticated tools and huge resources are on […]

  • Tuesday, 06 April 2021
Telegram Introduces Auto-Delete Messages Feature

New Delhi: Telegram, which is fast gaining users in India in the wake of a WhatsApp privacy row, on Wednesday said it has introduced an auto-delete messages feature for individual chats, groups and channels. Earlier, this feature was only available for Secret Chats. Now users of the instant messaging platform will be able to set […]

  • Sunday, 04 April 2021
Telegram Raises $150mn From Abu Dhabi Investors
Telegram Raises $150mn From Abu Dhabi Investors

Abu Dhabi: Encrypted messaging app Telegram on Tuesday said it has raised $150 million from two key Abu Dhabi-based investors and will open a office here. Mubadala Investment Company has invested $75 million in five-year pre-IPO convertible bonds of Telegram, with Abu Dhabi Catalyst Partners investing a further $75 million. The strategic partnership between the […]

  • Friday, 02 April 2021