Posts with tag Telegram

NEW TELEGRAM BOT FOR GETGEMS

NEW TELEGRAM BOT FOR GETGEMS

Will GetGems and Telegram cooperate on bots? We have already mentioned many a time in our articles that chatbots are extremely popular among users. It has recently been reported that Facebook Messenger is working on a virtual customer assistant that would help users make purchases. Today GetGems wrote in its official blog that the Russian Telegram…

appmess news 14

AppMess News #14

Hey there! Welcome back to another edition of IM news. Now let’s talk about this week’s key events. AppMess News #14 Slack is welcoming user feedback. This is why it has become easier to work with personalized messages in the recently updated messenger. This means that if you put @here in front of a text,…

TELEGRAM IOS AND ANDROID UPDATES MEDIA PLAYBACK AND SEARCH IN CHATS

TELEGRAM IOS AND ANDROID UPDATES: MEDIA PLAYBACK AND SEARCH IN CHATS

New version of the Russian Telegram app for iOS and Android Russian Telegram messenger app has released new updates for its versions on Android and iOS. Two new features have been added: viewing and listening to media files without leaving the app and a search in chats. SoundCloud, Vimeo, and Youtube are the services whose media…

FACEBOOK MESSENGER’S CHATBOT

FACEBOOK MESSENGER’S CHATBOT

Facebook Messenger Catches Up with Asian Competitors Facebook Messenger offers its users a wide set of functions – messaging, file sharing, stickers and even allows to make money transfer to users’ friends, for example, if your friend has paid for dinner at a restaurant or booked cinema tickets for a new movie, which you plan…

DDOS HITS REGIONAL TELEGRAM SERVERS

DDOS HITS REGIONAL TELEGRAM SERVERS

Telegram in the South East Asia, Oceania, and Australia was unavailable Since Friday morning and throughout the whole weekend the users of the Russian Telegram in the South East Asia, Oceania, and Australia were unable to use the app. This was caused by a DDoS attack to the messenger’s regional servers. As of Monday morning, the…

FBI ASKS WHATSAPP AND IMESSAGE FOR ENCRYPTION KEYS

FBI ASKS WHATSAPP AND IMESSAGE FOR ENCRYPTION KEYS

Head of FBI James Comey states that encryption in such messaging apps as WhatsApp, Apple iMessenger and Russian Telegram constitutes a danger to the public security. He urged US citizens to consider whether such technologies are a real menace and which is more important for them – their safety or the encryption of their correspondences….

NEW TELEGRAM VERSION FOR APPLE WATCH

NEW TELEGRAM VERSION FOR APPLE WATCH

Telegram 3.0 for iOS devices The second product of Pavel Durov – Russian messaging app Telegram – has released its version 3.0 for iOS devices. We have already told you about the Bot Platform but the Apple Watch version is worth a separate article. According to the development team, the app allows viewing the recent dialogues…

MESSAGE BOTS OCCUPY TELEGRAM

MESSAGE BOTS OCCUPY TELEGRAM

Chat bots idea A few years ago, a Nimbuzz app with a small user base (and now somewhat forgotten) launched “chat bots” option. These bots could give you a weather forecast or send a user his/her horoscope. In the end, the platform was sold, however the mighty potential behind this idea was never unleashed. Today,…

Pavel Durov

Encryption behind the scenes: a look at Pavel Durov

Pavel Durov, 30, is an IT entrepreneur with a couple of projects behind his belt, including Facebook-like social network, VK, for Russian-speakers and Russian messaging service Telegram. His Telegram journey began when the Russian government decided that it wanted to get more involved in VK activity. Pavel started feeling pressure even in his private correspondence…