Telegram News

Video Calls and Seven Years of Telegram

Today marks seven years of Telegram. In 2013, we began as a small app focused on secure messaging and have since grown into a platform with over 400M users. Now this platform also…
Aug 14, 2020

Profile Videos, 2 GB File Sharing, Group Stats, Improved People Nearby and More

Today's update brings Profile Videos along with improved People Nearby features, unlimited file sharing with up to 2 Gigabytes per file…
Jul 26, 2020

Video Editor, Animated Photos, Better GIFs and More

In 2015, Telegram released the most powerful photo editor to be implemented in a messaging app, letting you enhance image quality and add…
Jun 4, 2020

400 Million Users, 20,000 Stickers, Quizzes 2.0 and €400K for Creators of Educational Tests

Telegram has reached 400,000,000 monthly users, up from 300 million a year ago. Every day…
Apr 24, 2020

Coronavirus News and Verified Channels

Channels are a tool for broadcasting your public messages to large audiences. They offer a unique opportunity to reach people directly, sending a notification to their phones with…
Apr 3, 2020

Chat Folders, Archive, Channel Stats and More

Many of our users rely on Telegram for their work and studies, even more so in the last weeks. To make sure everyone's chat lists can handle…
Mar 30, 2020

New Profiles, Fast Media Viewer and People Nearby 2.0

Hundreds of millions rely on Telegram to share precious moments with their loved ones. Today we're making it easier to relive shared memories…
Feb 13, 2020

Polls 2.0: Visible Votes, Multiple Answers, and Quiz Mode

Since we first added polls for groups and channels, they've been used for everything from deciding where to have lunch to organizing leaderless…
Jan 23, 2020

Verifiable Builds, New Theme Editor, Send When Online and So Much More

Introducing Reproducible Apps, Theme Editor 2.0, Send When Online and So Much More
Jan 1, 2020

Scheduled Messages, Reminders, Custom Cloud Themes and More Privacy

In our previous update, we added a handy menu when you hold the send button. Today we're populating this menu with a new option that helps…
Sep 5, 2019

Celebrating 6 Years of Telegram

We launched Telegram 6 years ago, on August 14, 2013 – and immediately set to work on the next update. That‘s how it’s been ever since.
Aug 15, 2019

Silent Messages, Slow Mode, Admin Titles and More

The previous update brought more movement to Telegram – this one brings more peace of mind. You can now message friends freely even if…
Aug 9, 2019

Animated Stickers Done Right

We launched stickers back in January 2015. Since then, the Telegram sticker format has been adopted by other apps to reach a total of 2 billion people. Today we're introducing a new…
Jul 6, 2019

Location-Based Chats, Adding Contacts Without Phone Numbers and More

Today we're making it easier to exchange contact info on Telegram and introducing a way to host location-based public communities.
Jun 23, 2019

Focused Privacy, Discussion Groups, Seamless Web Bots and More

Telegram is about privacy. In 2014, we pioneered granular privacy settings in messaging. Today we are making them even more flexible with…
May 31, 2019

Archived Chats, a New Design and More

Today's update gives you the tools to sort your messages with archived chats, a new design on Android, and a handful of other nifty features to make the most of your messenger.
May 9, 2019

Taking Back Our Right to Privacy

Today, we are giving hundreds of millions of users complete control of any private conversation they have ever had. You can now choose to delete any message you have sent or received…
Mar 24, 2019

Autoplaying Videos, Automatic Downloads and Multiple Accounts

Telegram 5.4 introduces autoplaying videos, smart autodownload settings and support for multiple accounts.
Feb 26, 2019

Chat Backgrounds 2.0: Make Your Own

No chat can be dull if you have a really cool chat background. Today's update will ensure you get one. You can now search the web for wallpapers, add effects and then share your backgrounds…
Jan 31, 2019

Group Permissions, Undo Delete and More

Ever wanted to run a sticker-free or GIF-free community? With group permissions, admins can now restrict all members from posting specific kinds of content.
Jan 22, 2019