Telegram CEO Pavel Durov criticized Apple's opaque review process for preventing them from releasing a new upgrade that would affect how individuals access themselves in chat. He went on to say that the update had been bogged down in Apple's approval process for two weeks. Durov went on to attack Apple, claiming that if one of the top 10… read-more
Telegram has revealed a new premium membership service. Telegram Premium will include special features such as faster download speeds, greater file upload sizes, and so on. Users will be able to transfer files up to 4GB in size. Users may also follow up to 1,000 channels and establish up to 20 chat folders, each with 200 chats. A basic Telegram Premium subscription would cost around $4.99 per month.
Telegram Premium will be introduced later in June, according to Pavel Durov, the CEO of the messaging app Telegram. Users will be required to pay for some functions beginning in June. Telegram, on the other hand, will not charge for existing features and would only charge for new ones. Durov stated that some of the capabilities would be available to users who have not subscribed to Telegram Premium.
The Supreme Court of Brazil on March 18, ordered the ban on messaging app Telegram citing that it has not cooperated with authorities. “The Telegram platform, at every possible opportunity, failed to heed judicial orders in a total disregard for the Brazilian judiciary,” stated an official. Notably, some smartphone companies are notified for a five-day period to block Telegram from their platforms.
Telegram will soon accept crypto payments via chats, announced co-founder Pavel Durov. Telegram Open Network (TON) was a blockchain project started in partnership with Telegram. However, Telegram officially stepped back, following which Toncoin has become as its independent project. In partnership with 'Donate', the Telegram verified payment platform, will allow the users to donate and pay through bitcoin (crypto currency).
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Messaging app Telegram's founder Pavel Durov on October 5 revealed that we have gained over 70 million new users within hours when WhatsApp, Instagram, and Messenger went down a day ago. ''We welcome over 70 million refugees from other platforms in one day,'' Durov said on Telegram. Notably, Facebook said a faulty configuration led to the disruption on its platforms for nearly six hours.
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Russian District court Tagansky on Sept 14 has heavily fined US tech giants Facebook, Twitter, and Telegram for the delay in removing "illegal" content from their site. Reportedly, Facebook was fined about $21 million, Twitter about $5 million, and Telegram about $9 million. So far, none of the Tech giants have responded regarding the fines. This move is seen as a crackdown on the internet by Russia.
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Mimi, a comedy-drama film directed by Laxman Utekar, scheduled to release on July 30, was preponed and released on OTT platforms, Netflix, and Jio Cinema on July 26. It was released four days before its official release after it was reportedly leaked online. The actress took the news online and surprised her fans after celebrating her birthday on June 26. Besides, Mimi stars Kriti Sanon, Pankaj Tripathi
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After a year-long wait, Telegram finally introduced group video calls in addition to several interface-level changes. The app also provides an option to transform audio chats into conference calls. Other motion-filled update includes animated backgrounds that change color as you chat, new animated emoji, screen sharing, and more. The London-based instant messaging service's latest venture competes with Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp, Snapchat,… read-more
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Students aspiring to join Delhi University assembled on Telegram pleading against the common entrance exam as Delhi University took the decision of becoming a part of the Central University Common Entrance Test. Students resisted the change as it reduced their options of changing their stream and not having enough preparation time. The Union Education Ministry is expected to a take decision on CUCET, in the coming week.
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