#Telegram

8 March
Women's day is celebrated on March 8 every year. (Photo Credit: Representational Image/ Unsplash)

  • Women's Day is celebrated every year on March 8 across the world
  • One can send beautiful Women's Day stickers on social media networking apps like Instagram, WhatsApp and Telegram
  • There are a variety of sticker collections in all the applications

15 Feburary.New Delhi, Delhi, India
WhatsApp told SC that it will follow a privacy law if India enacts a statute similar to Europe. (Photo credit: Envato elements)

The Supreme Court on Monday issued notices to Centre and social messaging app WhatsApp on a plea alleging lower standards of privacy for Indians in comparison to European users. The SC has asked ...

8 Feburary.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Users can now import chats of WhatsApp to Telegram following some simple steps. (Photo Credit: Unsplash)

  • The option to migrate chats to Telegram is only available in Telegram 7.4 update
  • You can export chats of WhatsApp to Telegram with or without media
  • The exported chats will not occupy extra space on your phones

26 January
The bot has been in action since at least two weeks, providing access to data of 2019. (Photo credit: Unsplash)

  • The Telegram bot can find a person's phone number with its Facebook user ID
  • Phone numbers of Facebook users are being sold at $20
  • The bot claims to possess information on Facebook users from the US, Canada, the UK

16 January.California City, CA, USA
Whatsapp has set the deadline for accepting it's terms of service at February 8. (Photo Credit: Pixabay)

  • "We're now moving back the date on which people will be asked to review and accept the terms," WhatsApp said 
  • New business tools on WhatsApp will be available on May 25
  • Telegram had reported more than 500 million active users in the first weeks of January

12 January.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Signal has hit the top charts on Apple's App Store. (Photo Credit: Twitter/ @signalapp)

  • Just like WhatsApp, you need to enter your mobile number to set up an account on Signal
  • The maximum number of group members on Signal is 150
  • Just like Telegram, Signal has an option to disappear messages in a time frame

12 January.Moscow, Russia
Telegram is a popular social media platform in a number of countries. (Photo Credit: Unsplash)

  • Telegram founder Pavel Durov said the app had over 500 million monthly active users in the first weeks of January
  • The surge in downloads comes after WhatsApp changed its privacy policy
  • Telegram is a popular app, particularly in the former Soviet Union and Iran

9 January
WhatsApp updated privacy policy and terms of service will take effect from February 8. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@telegram)

  • Telegram tweeted a meme which has famous two Spider-Man with superimposed Facebooks and WhatsApp logos on their faces
  • Telegram’s founder and CEO Pavel Durov also posted a blog on his Telegram channel and took a jibe at WhatsApp and Facebook
  • The new privacy policy include how WhatsApp shares information with Facebook and its subsidiaries and how it collects and handles user data

8 January.New Delhi, Delhi, India

  • WhatsApp has sparked criticism after asking its two billion users to accept new terms
  • The new terms will allow it to share user information with its parent company Facebook
  • Their access to the service would be cut off from February 8 if they do not accept the terms

16 December 2020.New Delhi, Delhi, India
TikTok is a video sharing app hat is immensely popular among the youth. (Photo Credit: Unsplash)

  • In a pandemic-stricken year, TikTok emerged as the favourite pastime
  • Facebook and WhatsApp secured the second and third spot respectively 
  • TikTok withered the ban imposed by Indian government and scrutiny by the US government