Posts with tag Telegram

TELEGRAM STARTS MAKING MONEY

TELEGRAM STARTS MAKING MONEY

Pavel Durov has probably found a way to make a profit on his brainchild – the Russian Telegram Messenger. Answering the questions of the US media, he told the journalists that the Telegram team is currently busy working on APIs for developers. These APIs will let those developers receive profits from selling services in Telegram…

Telegram Introduces Channels

Telegram Introduces Channels

The messaging app with Russian roots, Telegram, has recently introduced updated Android and iOS versions of its product. The introduction of group chats, a.k.a. Channels, is, probably, the highlight of the update. Channels provides users with open, public chats with an unlimited number of subscribers. The chats are typically centered around one event, topic or…

PAVEL DUROV CLAIMS WHATSAPP SUCKS

PAVEL DUROV CLAIMS WHATSAPP SUCKS

The ex-CEO of the VK.com Russian social network has been making quite a few public offences lately. First, he was rude corresponding with Viber CEO, calling Viber stickers “shit”. This time he went at WhatsApp. During his interview on September 21, at TechCrunch Disrupt 2015, Pavel Durov began to talk about WhatsApp saying that “it…

HERE WE GO AGAIN: SAMSUNG RELEASES ITS SECOND IM APP

HERE WE GO AGAIN: SAMSUNG RELEASES ITS SECOND IM APP

If you thing of think of a Samsung IM app, then you can recall the story about the ChatON app that worked for four years and then disappeared from all markets. The Korean development company realised that it has no chances competing with such a heavyweight as WhatsApp. Just half a year after their first…

Viber vs Telegram

Unoriginal Copycat. Pavel Durov Accused of Plagiarizing Viber Stickers

Russian software developer and founder of messaging app Telegram, Pavel Durov, has once again found himself at the center of a scandal: Talmon Marco, creator of the popular communication app Viber, has accused Durov of plagiarism. Stickers are the subject matter of the scandal: Marco is confident that the design of Telegram stickers was “borrowed”…

TELEGRAM UPDATES LINKS THAT WERE SHARED AND RECENT SEARCH RESULTS

TELEGRAM UPDATES: LINKS THAT WERE SHARED AND RECENT SEARCH RESULTS

Telegram update for iOS and Android Probably at least once in a lifetime everybody has attempted to search for a link that was sent to a chat. Everybody knows that this is a hell of a job. Searching through message history is one way of doing it. But now the Russian Telegram chat app has…

American messaging apps want to become WeChat

American messaging apps want to become WeChat

Vurb to compete against Kik? Popularity of WeChat is seriously gnawing at the American messengers. Practically every distinguishable player on this market chooses the path of “all-in-one platform”. Kik openly announces its intend to follow this path, having attracted US $50 from Tencent. Snapchat is following suit with Discover as does Mark Zuckerberg integrating payment…

Telegram. Summarized results of 2-year work

Telegram. Summarized results of 2-year work

Is Telegram setting records? Russian messenger Telegram, created in 2013 by the founder of the VK Russian social network Pavel Durov and his less famous brother Nikolai, is celebrating a 2-year anniversary. In this regard, the company decided to share its statistics and published a new record in its blog – 10 billion messages from…

Telegram needs security update

Telegram needs security update

Is Telegram secure or not? Russian Telegram is positioning itself as the most secure messaging app. All chat history is stored in the cloud, and secret chat’s encryption is upgrading constantly, giving users a possibility for private communication. But the British online publisher NEUROGADGET recently have put a doubt in Russian Telegram’s impeccable reputation. Telegram’s…

Google Now upgrade lets you record messages for Viber, WhatsApp and WeChat

Google Now upgrade lets you record messages for Viber, WhatsApp and WeChat

Now you can record messages for chat apps in Google Now The Google Now update has enabled users of Android smartphones and tablets to send voice messages to apps of third-party developers. The way it used to be, when a user asked the service to send a message to a friend, Google Now did it…