Telegram had a global outage

Telegram users are noticing that the service is failing, according to data from Downdetector, a website that monitors crashes and outages on popular Internet resources. As of 6:29 p.m. Moscow time, 596 complaints had been recorded: 45 percent of users complained about problems with the app, 34 percent complained about problems connecting to the server, … Read more

Telegram laughed at WhatsApp for its new policy

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The messenger Telegram published an image on Twitter mocking the competing service WhatsApp. This happened amid the introduction of the platform’s new privacy policy. The image shows the evolution of the trash can icon in the Windows operating system. However, after the last icon from Windows 10, there is a similar picture, but with the … Read more

Telegram announced group video calls

Telegram founder Pavel Durov said in his channel that in May the messenger will launch video in voice chats. This will make Telegram a “powerful platform” for group video calls. “Screen sharing, encryption, noise-cancellation, desktop and tablet support – everything you can expect from a modern video conferencing tool, speed and encryption,” Durov wrote. He … Read more

Telegram launched two new web clients for mobile and desktop devices

Version K is available at, Version Z at Both clients support animated stickers, a dark theme, folders, comments, and other native app features. The company explained the creation of two separate versions by “believing in internal competition.” “Both new clients work equally well on mobile and desktop devices” it said. The new versions … Read more

Installing on Android directly from the official website

Telegram has announced the ability to download Android apps directly from the official website. Applications installed this way will be updated automatically – and most likely a few days or even weeks earlier since there will be no need to wait for the new version to be approved in the catalog.