Tag Archives: Telegram

Telegram, Telegram X Return to Apple App Store Hours After Removal

HIGHLIGHTS Telegram, Telegram X were removed citing “inappropriate content” CEO said that Telegram was working to put “protections in place” The apps were back within a few hours of removal After a brief disappearing act, popular messaging apps Telegram and Telegram X are now back on the Apple App Store. Both apps had been removed from the App Store on Thursday following the presence of inappropriate content, ... Read More »

Telegram Responds to Report of Massive Hack

Messaging app Telegram has on Tuesday responded to media reports that claimed a hacker attack that originated in Iran was not a “massive” one and only publicly available information was exposed to hackers. The company however, acknowledged that 15 million accounts from Iran were confirmed to be registered with the app as part of the attack. On Tuesday, Reuters reported ... Read More »

Telegram Update Boosts Size of Supergroups to 5,000 Members

Telegram last month hit 100 million monthly active users and alongside announced a bunch of updates for the app as well. The instant messaging service has now announced another update, focusing on the Supergroups feature. As a part of Telegram v3.7 on Android and iOS, the company has now increased the number of people who can join a Supergroup from ... Read More »

Facebook’s Instagram Blocks Telegram, Snapchat Links on Its Platform

Instagram has started blocking links to select rival platforms on its platform. The Facebook-owned photo sharing network confirmed it is disallowing ‘add me’ deep-linking to Telegram and Snapchat. Until recently, users were able to include links to a range of social networking website on the ‘add me’ or ‘follow me’ section of their account. In what appears to be an ... Read More »

Telegram Hits 100 Million Monthly Active Users; Updates App

Telegram, an encrypted messenger app that was launched two and half years ago, on Tuesday announced that it has hit the 100 million monthly active user milestone. Update v3.6 was also released for Android and iOS. The company on its blog post additionally claimed that 350,000 new users sign up every day on Telegram and that the app now delivers ... Read More »

Telegram Update Brings Improved Voice Messages, Secret Chats, and More

Telegram, a popular instant messenger, has started rolling out an update to its Android and iOS apps. The update adds several new features along with some improvements and tweaks. The update on Android (v3.5.1) and iOS (v3.5) brings Voice Messages v2.0, which now has a new interface with waveform visualisations. It also has a new player, enabling users to listen ... Read More »