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Millions flock to Signal and Telegram after Facebook outage

Signal’s focus on privacy has made it a favorite for secure communications

05 Oct 2021 11:28 AM

Telegram updates its group video call capacity up to 1,000 viewers

Video messages will also now come through at a higher resolution

02 Aug 2021 9:20 AM

WhatsApp: A lot to explain

It is largely true that netizens sign off much of their rights over prized personal information when they sign on to social media platforms

19 Jan 2021 9:54 AM

Internet shut down? No matter, in Belarus the revolution is being 'telegrammed'

The app helped coordinate mass protests since the results of the ‘rigged’ election that seeks to extend Alexander Lukashenko's 26-year rule.

21 Aug 2020 3:59 PM

Telegram flaunts love on Valentine’s Day with bundled surprises

Launches new feature People Nearby 2.0, amazing new stickers and emoji for the lovebirds on Valentine’s Day.

14 Feb 2020 3:05 PM


Telegram introduces Polls 2.0 to enhance chat experience

Polls 2.0 comes with three new capabilities: Visible Votes, Multiple Answers and Quiz Mode.

30 Jan 2020 9:42 AM

New Telegram update lets you send silent messages and more

The new update features an array of new and innovative features.

12 Aug 2019 1:14 PM

Stalker’s dream? Telegram adds creepy People Nearby feature

With the latest update, Telegram now gives you the option to add people near you using the People Nearby update.

25 Jun 2019 9:11 AM

Telegram says massive cyber attack originated in China

Telegram's network experienced outage after it was flooded with overwhelming traffic.

14 Jun 2019 10:11 AM

Bug allows anyone to access government’s WhatsApp replacement

A bug in an email validation allowed one to not only log in but also join groups in the app.

23 Apr 2019 5:40 PM


Telegram's new tool permits nuking messages once and for all

The new ‘nuclear option’ is a delete feature that allows a user to delete their own messages or messages sent by someone in a chat.

26 Mar 2019 10:52 AM

Facebook’s outage becomes Telegram’s gain with 3 million new users

The jump in new users is significant as Telegram recorded 200 million active users as of March last year.

15 Mar 2019 11:09 AM

Facebook, Instagram deny DDoS attack behind global outage

As its services as back, the social networking giant has denied any DDoS (denial of service) attack as the cause behind the outage.

15 Mar 2019 10:50 AM

Russia experimenting with more precise technology to block Telegram messenger

Telegram, which has 200 million global users and has been popular in countries including Russia and Iran.

31 Aug 2018 7:49 AM

A safe way to share IDs

Telegram Passport is a new feature that allows users to store and share real-life IDs.

29 Jul 2018 12:50 AM


Apple approves update to messaging app Telegram amid Russia flap

Telegram said Apple had refused to allow updates in its App Store since April.

02 Jun 2018 8:32 AM

Telegram says Apple has prevented it from updating since April

Russia’s Federal Security Service (FSB) has said it needs to guard against security threats such as terrorist attacks.

31 May 2018 8:28 PM

Russia asks Apple to help block Telegram

Telegram has been banned in the country for refusing to give the security services access to private conversations.

29 May 2018 11:29 AM

Telegram: The new channel of choice for conducting cyber crime

Due to its enhanced security capabilities, some hosted chat groups have emerged as a alternative to the secretive forums on the Dark Web.

14 May 2018 1:37 PM

Iran orders Internet providers to block Telegram

The government said Telegram and other foreign messaging apps can obtain licenses to operate with their databases transferred to Iran..

01 May 2018 8:23 AM