Telegram News

Disappearing Media, Your Bio & More Speed

Disappearing photos and videos in all private chats, option to add a bio to your profile and more in Telegram 4.2
Jul 23, 2017

More Speed and Security!

Higher download speed for popular public media from massive channels with distributed encrypted CDNs
Jul 23, 2017

Supergroups 10,000: Admin Tools & More

Massive Supergroups with 10K members, member search, flexible admin rights, temporary bans, admin log, and more
Jun 30, 2017

Video Messages and Telescope

Introducing new video messages and, a video hosting for public channels.
May 18, 2017

Payments for Bots

Merchants can accept credit card payments from Telegram users around the world.
May 18, 2017

Instant Views for Everyone & a $200K Contest

Introducing the Instant View Platform and a $200K contest to make the entire internet available in the Instant View format.
May 18, 2017

Voice Calls: Secure, Crystal-Clear, AI-Powered

Introducing super-fast and secure AI-powered calls, and a nifty setting for video compression quality.
Mar 30, 2017

Custom Themes

Introducing a free and open platform for themes to Telegram's most popular app.
Feb 20, 2017

Telegram for Android Wear 2.0

Google has just unveiled Android Wear 2.0, the latest in smartwatch platforms. It supports standalone apps, so today we're releasing Telegram for Android Wear 2.0.
Feb 9, 2017

Telegram Desktop reaches version 1.0 – and it's BEAUTIFUL

First launched in 2013, Telegram Desktop graduates to version 1.0 today. We've added a fabulous new design and support for custom themes.
Jan 12, 2017

Unsend Messages, Network Usage, and More

Removing your recently sent messages for all recipients, Network usage statistics, and a barrage of fresh Android features in Telegram v.3.16.
Jan 3, 2017

Meet the Telegraph API for Logins and Stats

We're adding a bot and API for Telegraph that allow you to log in, manage your articles, and get page view statistics.
Dec 20, 2016

Pinned Chats and IFTTT Integrations

Pin chats to the top of the list, use powerful IFTTT integrations to control services and Internet of Things devices, and enjoy new Android features.
Dec 7, 2016

Instant View, Telegraph, and Other Goodies

Meet Instant View, a elegant way to view articles with zero pageload time. To try it out, use Telegram version 3.14 to share a link to…
Nov 22, 2016

First BotPrize Winners Get $200,000

Today we selected five bots for the first batch of $25,000-$50,000 grants as part of our BotPrize competition.
Nov 11, 2016

Gaming Platform 1.0

A major update to Telegram's Bot Platform! Bots can now offer rich HTML5 experiences, like games
Oct 3, 2016

Photo Editor 2.0, Masks and Homemade GIFs

Pushing Telegram's powerful photo editor to the next level with the fun stuff: you can now add drawings, masks, stickers and text right…
Sep 23, 2016

Trending Stickers, Storage and More

Trending Stickers, personal storage and more in the new Telegram update.
Aug 3, 2016

Keep Calm and Send Telegrams!

Some media reported on a "hacker attack" on Telegram in Iran. Here's what really happened.
Aug 3, 2016

Drafts, Picture-in-Picture, and More

Telegram v.3.10 introduces Drafts, Picture-in-Picture and other goodies
Jun 14, 2016