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Telegram 8.4 adds message reactions, spoiler formatting, message translations, and more

Telegram is one of the best messaging services around, and it adds new features and options at an incredible rate. The service added new media improvements and iOS updates last month, and more recently restricted message forwarding and made it easier to delete older chats. Now another update is rolling out with even more features....

Telegram tests new feature to help you avoid spoilers

Telegram is a popular instant messaging (IM) app and one of WhatsApp's biggest rivals. The company actively develops new features that are usually original and innovative. This always makes Telegram enthusiasts wonder why WhatsApp is still a more popular service, despite not receiving as many new features. The latest addition to the feature-rich IM could...

Telegram 8.3 lets you restrict message forwarding, makes it easier to delete older chats

After rolling out Telegram 8.2 just last week, Telegram is back again with a brand new update for its messaging service. Telegram 8.3 is here and it includes several new enhancements such as Protected Content, the ability to easily delete old chat history, global themes, a new option to post anonymously in public groups and...

Telegram’s new Sponsored Messages won’t actually increase the sponsored messages you see

Telegram on Friday announced Sponsored Messages, a new advertising tool that will let users promote their channels and bots. As Telegram explains, users will only see sponsored messages (read advertisements) in public channels that have more than 1000 subscribers. These promotional messages will have a 160 character limit and will be related to the topic of...

Telegram 8.2 arrives with media improvements, iOS updates, and much more

Telegram is one of the best messaging services around, and it adds new features and options at an incredible rate. The service added new chat themes and video/audio livestream recordings last month, and now another update is rolling out with even more features. Telegram is now rolling out another update, version 8.2, that primarily focuses...

Telegram 8.0.1 update adds new individual chat themes, interactive emoji, and more

Telegram rolled out a big update earlier this month, adding unlimited live streams, the ability to remove captions from media, an improved sticker panel, new animated emoji, and much more. Now the company is back again with a new update for its instant messaging app, version 8.0.1, that adds new customization options for individual chats,...

Telegram 8.0 uncaps live streams and adds loads of other useful features

Telegram is back again with a new update that adds tons of useful features to its instant messaging app. While the last update focused on improving the video calling experience, the latest update brings unlimited live streams, the ability to remove captions and hide the sender's name when forwarding messages, an improved sticker panel, and...

Telegram now allows up to 1000 people in a group video call

After rolling out group video calls, screen sharing support, animated backgrounds, and more in June, Telegram is back again with a massive update focusing on improving the video calling experience. Apart from video and screen sharing improvements, the new update also increases the auto delete message limit to 1 month, adds video playback controls and...

These are the Best Messaging Apps: WhatsApp, Telegram, Signal, and more!

Instant messaging has revolutionized the way the world works. Most of us got our first spin with it during the height of MSN Messenger from its launch in 1999. Now the rise of smartphones has changed the way instant messaging works again. However, there's not a single, one-size-fits-all solution for messaging just yet. There are...

Telegram update brings group video calls and animated backgrounds

Telegram rolled out a significant update on the beta channel earlier this month that enabled video and screen sharing support in group calls. The feature is now rolling out to users with the latest stable update, along with a host of other additions. Here's a brief rundown of everything new in Telegram v7.8: Group video calls With...

Latest Telegram beta brings video and screen sharing support in groups

Telegram is rolling out an update on the beta channel that brings a couple of improvements to group voice chats. It adds two new features that will let you share videos and your device's screen with others during group calls. According to Android Police, Telegram v7.8 beta now lets you easily broadcast a video or share your...

Telegram is taking on Zoom with its video conferencing feature

Telegram has gone from being a simple, security-focused messaging app to a jack-of-all-trades social media app through the last few years, with the introduction of features such as supergroups, channels, and, more recently, they have started to introduce features such as voice chatting a la Clubhouse. The developers of Telegram love adding new features to...