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Telegram

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A fast and - most importantly - secure instant messenger

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Telegram is an instant messaging app that, like similar apps such as Viber, WhatsApp, and LINE, gives you a simple, accessible way to communicate with all of your contacts. The main difference between them is that Telegram also offers you increased security and privacy.

Telegram's security options allow you to create private chats with other users, which means that your conversations with them are completely encrypted and aren't saved or stored on Telegram's servers. And you can activate a 'self-destruct' feature so that your messages are erased every X amount of time.

Aside from those privacy features, Telegram offers basically the same service as any other instant messaging system: group chats, file sharing, personalized notifications, etc.

Telegram is an instant messaging tool that shares many similarities - including its appearance - with WhatsApp. Still, the additional privacy that it provides could be very attractive to many people. Don't want conversations with certain contacts to be saved? Set them to self-destruct after ten seconds, and you're all set!
Cool new features in Telegram version 4.0: Payments and video messages

The IM app Telegram continues in its long slog to become the most used app in its market. It's got a heckuva long way to go still, but don't mistake challenge for impossibility, especially considering how it upgrades its services with each new update. We're up to version 4.0 now – "the mother of all Telegram updates" according to Telegram itself. And with good reason: it's gotten several new features like payment via bots, video messages, and much more.
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Voice calls come to Telegram in latest update

We try to talk about Telegram at the slightest pretext here on the blog – it's one of our fave chat apps and every now and then it rolls out new features that make it even more of a gem. In the latest version (3.18) it's finally added voice calling over the app. We've been asking for this for a long time and now we can properly enjoy it.
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Telegram for Android now lets you create custom themes

Telegram has just published the new version 3.17 of its official Android client. The main novelty is that you can change the default theme (the standard dark one) and even create your own with the in-app editor.
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Requires Android 2.2 or higher.

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