Telegram Stories April 13

A few weeks ago, a court ordered messaging app Telegram to hand over encryption keys for messages to Russia’s KGB successor, the Federal Security Service (FSB). Telegram refused, and a court has now ordered that access to the service be blocked.

This was expected, but there’s one ‘you couldn’t make it up’ aspect to it which wasn’t …

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Telegram Stories March 29

Telegram down for some; firm says awaiting power equipment fix [U: Fixed]

Update: Now fixed.

Messaging app Telegram is down for many users in Europe, the Middle East, Russia and elsewhere …

Telegram Stories March 20

Telegram loses Supreme Court appeal in Russia, must hand over encryption keys

Not long after Telegram was pulled from the App Store when Apple learned it was serving child pornography, the encrypted messaging app has lost a Supreme Court appeal in Russia, and been ordered to share its encryption keys with KGB successor, the Federal Security Service (FSB) …

Telegram Stories February 5

We now have the answer for why the popular messaging app Telegram was pulled from the App Store last week. Telegram for iOS notably disappeared from the App Store for several hours without an explanation before the service’s CEO blamed the problem on Apple pulling the app due to ‘inappropriate content’ appearing in the app.

According to an email shared by 9to5Mac reader Alijah that includes a response from Phil Schiller who manages the App Store, Telegram was abruptly pulled when Apple learned that the app was serving child pornography to users.

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Telegram Stories September 4, 2017

Latest Telegram update adds new sticker features and tracks mentions & replies

Popular messaging app Telegram received an update over the weekend that adds a couple of new sticker features, and provides an easy way to ensure you don’t miss any replies or mentions in group chats …

Telegram Stories July 24, 2017

Secure messaging app Telegram has borrowed a feature from SnapChat in the form of photos & videos that disappear after a time-out.

You can now set a self-destruct timer for any photos and videos you share in private chats. If you set a timer, the countdown starts the moment your recipient opens the photo or video you sent. After the time runs out, the photo/video will disappear forever, just like in Secret Chats.

Telegram checks photos & videos to see whether they are publicly-available ones …

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