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Reactions, Spoilers, Translation and QR Codes

Reactions, Spoilers, Translation and QR Codes

Telegram's 12th update of the year introduces reactions, message translation, themed QR codes, hidden text (spoilers), and more.
Dec 30, 2021
Protected Content, Delete by Date, Device Management and More

Protected Content, Delete by Date, Device Management and More

Today's update brings tools to prevent others from saving content from groups and channels, the ability to delete messages for specific periods of time, new ways to manage your connected devices, post anonymously in public groups on behalf of your channel and more.
Dec 7, 2021
Telegram Ads

Telegram Ads

The Telegram Ad Platform is a privacy-conscious tool to create sponsored messages in public one-to-many channels with 1000+ subscribers.
Nov 14, 2021
Hyper-Speed Scrolling and Calendar View for Shared Media, Join Requests, Global Chat Themes on iOS and More

Hyper-Speed Scrolling and Calendar View for Shared Media, Join Requests, Global Chat Themes on iOS and More

Today's update brings new ways to find memories in shared media with accelerated scrolling and a calendar view, an admin approval setting for invite links, global chat themes for your entire app, and more.
Nov 3, 2021
Chat Themes, Interactive Emoji, Read Receipts in Groups and Live Stream Recording

Chat Themes, Interactive Emoji, Read Receipts in Groups and Live Stream Recording

Today's update lets you set different themes for individual chats, share your feelings with loved ones using interactive emoji with fullscreen effects, record video and audio from live broadcasts, and see detailed read receipts in groups.
Sep 19, 2021
Live Streams, Flexible Forwarding, Jump to Next Channel, Trending Stickers and More

Live Streams, Flexible Forwarding, Jump to Next Channel, Trending Stickers and More

Telegram 8.0 brings live streams with unlimited viewers to groups and channels, options to remove captions from media and hide sender names when forwarding, an easy way to jump to the next unread channel without going back to your chat list, an improved sticker panel, new animated emoji and more.
Aug 31, 2021
Video Calls with up to 1000 Viewers, Video Messages 2.0, Video Playback Speed and More

Video Calls with up to 1000 Viewers, Video Messages 2.0, Video Playback Speed and More

This update takes video to the next level. Group video calls now have up to 1000 viewers, video messages record in higher quality and can be expanded, regular videos may be watched at 0.5 or 2x speed. We've also added screen sharing with sound to all video calls, including 1-on-1 calls — and much more.
Jul 30, 2021
Group Video Calls

Group Video Calls

Today's update lets you turn on your camera or share your screen during Voice Chats in groups – on all devices, including tablets and desktops. This brings voice chats to a whole new level, ready for online classes, business meetings and family gatherings.
Jun 25, 2021
 Animated Backgrounds

Animated Backgrounds

In addition to Group Video Calls, this update adds animated backgrounds and message sending animations, as well as a new menu button for bots, new ways to import stickers, reminders to help keep your account safe, and more.
Jun 25, 2021
Payments 2.0, Scheduled Voice Chats, New Web Versions

Payments 2.0, Scheduled Voice Chats, New Web Versions

This update brings Payments 2.0 for all Telegram chats, Scheduling and Mini Profiles for Voice Chats, new versions of Telegram Web for your browser, and more.
Apr 26, 2021