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Telegram for iOS updated with group video calls, screen sharing, animated backgrounds, more
Telegram for iOS received a major update this week. After months of teasing and testing, Group Video Calls is finally available to all users and on all devices, including tablets and desktops
Telegram Stories April 28
Telegram for iOS to add long-awaited video group calls feature in May
Telegram founder Pavel Durov announced the app will add group video calls starting next month. This feature has been long anticipated by many Telegram users.
Telegram Stories March 19
The popular messaging application Telegram has been updated today with a focus on audio communication. The latest version of Telegram for iOS brings a new version of the app’s Voice Chats feature with a handful of improvements.
Telegram Stories January 27
Following the controversies of the new WhatsApp privacy policies, several users around the world have been looking for an alternative to the app owned by Facebook. Telegram, which is already one of the most popular messaging platforms, is now working on a new tool that lets users import chats from WhatsApp and other apps.
Telegram Stories January 26
Apple was subsequently sued by a former US ambassador for allowing Telegram on the App Store after it was used by hate groups to threaten violence, and now existing and former Signal employees have expressed concern that the not-for-profit messaging app is failing to address the same issue …
Telegram Stories January 18
Following the removal of Parler from the App Store earlier this month, a Washington-based non-profit group sued Apple last Sunday asking the company to ban the popular messaging app Telegram from its platform.
Telegram Stories December 2, 2020
With iOS 13, AirPods and Powerbeats Pro added a new Announce Messages with Siri feature that uses Siri to read out the incoming message and transcribe your reply. Now, Telegram has started beta testing support for the feature.
Telegram Stories August 14, 2020
Popular instant messaging service Telegram is celebrating its seventh anniversary today with some great news for its users. Starting today, Telegram will let users make video calls using its app, which is a long-awaited feature for those using the messaging service.
Telegram Stories July 30, 2020
The Financial Times reports that Telegram submitted the complaint to the European Union’s competition regulator …
Telegram Stories July 6, 2020
Both WhatsApp and Telegram have announced that they will not – for now, at least – hand over user data to Hong Kong authorities even when sent official demands to do so. The move follows China introducing a new ‘national security’ law which bans criticism of the Chinese government.
Hong Kong residents who have been critical of China fear that their social media posts and messages might now be used as a basis for arrest and imprisonment …
Telegram Stories June 5, 2020
Telegram update for iOS brings video and sticker editing, GIF improvements
Popular messaging service Telegram has launched an update today with a focus on the built-in media editor and improving GIF options.
Telegram Stories April 25, 2020
Telegram teases new secure group video calling features coming this year
Popular messaging app Telegram says it will soon add support for group video calls. This comes alongside Facebook’s announcement yesterday of a new “Messenger Rooms” competitor to Zoom and Group FaceTime.
Telegram Stories August 11, 2019
Telegram for iOS adds Silent Message, dark mode customization, more
Telegram for iOS has been updated this weekend with a handful of notable new features. The update includes enhancements to dark themes, a new Silent Messages feature, and more.
Telegram Stories June 13, 2019
PSA: Telegram messaging app issues, Chinese state DDoS attack suspected
If you’re experiencing connectivity issues with Telegram, this is due to what the company describes as ‘a powerful DDoS attack’ (Distributed Denial of Service) …
Telegram Stories March 25, 2019
Telegram Stories October 24, 2018
Telegram Apple Watch support returns with iOS update
Telegram is out with an update to its iOS messaging app today with the focus being on its Apple Watch app. After Telegram’s version 5 update removed support for the wearable, today it has returned.
Telegram Stories October 1, 2018
PSA: Update Telegram for Desktop macOS app to avoid your IP address being exposed
Telegram’s macOS desktop app has been leaking both public and private IP addresses while making voice calls. The same flaw was present in Telegram for Desktop on other platforms, as well as in Telegram for Windows …
Telegram Stories September 28, 2018
Telegram releases major update for iOS built on Swift with improved speed, notifications, more
Telegram is out today with a big iOS update. The latest release has been rebuilt with Apple’s Swift and offers users improved speed, battery efficiency, in-app notifications, and more.
Telegram Stories September 18, 2018
Back in January, Telegram released its new ‘Telegram X’ application for iOS, which it has offered in conjunction with the standard Telegram Messenger app. The difference between the two is that Telegram X is built entirely with Apple’s Swift language. Today, however, Telegram founder Pavel Durov announced that Telegram is transitioning entirely to its Swift-built application.
Telegram Stories July 27, 2018
One of the scarier things you need to do to gain access to some apps – mostly financial ones – is to prove your identity by uploading a photo of official ID, like a driving license or passport. Most services say that the document will be deleted following verification, but it’s a process that requires a large degree of trust in the company.
This is an issue Telegram sets out to address in a new update hitting the iOS and Android apps today …
Telegram Stories June 1, 2018
Telegram CEO thanks Apple for allowing it to ship first app update since March
As we reported yesterday, Telegram’s CEO said that Apple was blocking the company from releasing updates to the messaging service since Russian authorities deemed the app illegal. Now, Apple and Telegram have come to some sort of solution…
Telegram Stories April 30, 2018
Iran attempts to crackdown on Telegram use, orders telecoms to block access
Telegram’s rocky relationship with governments is only getting worse. According to a new report from The Wall Street Journal the Iranian government has moved to shut down the messaging application due to growing unrest in the country that it attributes to the app…