Telegram does not know why fines against it and other major tech companies were dropped in Russia.
This year’s rebound in cryptocurrencies is turning messaging platform Telegram into an unlikely marketplace for traders.
Telegram has surfaced as one of the most important communication channels in the Ukraine conflict. But what is it about Telegram that has millions flocking to it amid the chaos?
Messaging app Telegram gained over 70 million new users during Monday’s Facebook outage, its founder Pavel Durov said on Tuesday.
Signal, the private messaging app endorsed by Edward Snowden, saw user sign-ups soar during the extended downtime of Facebook’s network of apps and services.
Telegram recently had its one billionth download, becoming one of about a dozen apps in the world to hit the milestone. Too bad that when it comes to mobile messaging, one name still rules them all.
Facebook cannot share any contact information it collects from WhatsApp users with its other properties without first obtaining authorisation from South Africa’s Information Regulator, the agency has said..
History has shown that Facebook is able to impose new terms and conditions on users with little negative consequence. Rinse and repeat. By Alex Webb.