Telegram’s new group video calls
Telegram is building up a video conferencing considering administration that is expected to be propelled in the not so distant future, the organization declared on 24th of April 2020. It says that present alternatives offer either security or ease of use, yet that its rendition will offer both. Telegram is introducing it now because of the various security breaches of Zoom application, which is one of the top video-conferencing applications. And Telegram’s new group video calls feature is expected to bring in lots of new users and hold existing users.
Telegram said “What’s next, you might ask? The current global lockdown highlighted the need for a trusted video communication tool. Video calls in 2020 are much like messaging in 2013. There are apps that are either secure or usable, but not both. We’d like to fix that, and we will focus on bringing you secure group video calls in 2020“.
Telegram currently hit the 400 million user milestone a year after reaching 300 million users. Reaching the milestone means it’s doubled its user base since 2018 when it had 200 million monthly active users. The company said it’s seeing at least 1.5 million new users sign up for the service every day, and that it is the most downloaded social media app in over 20 countries. However, its user base still pales in comparison to WhatsApp, which boasted 2 billion users as of February this year.
Alongside its monthly active users announcement, Telegram also detailed a collection of new features it’s launching today. Users can now add educational snippets to quizzes created on the service, there’s a new directory to browse the 20,000 stickers available on Telegram. They have also mentioned that they are adding new features to its macOS clients.
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Other new features
New Attachment Menu on Android
On Android, all sections of the attachment menu are now accessible as expandable layers, making the menu sleek, chic, and easier to use. Also, don’t miss the cute animated icons.
Now, Users of Telegram from macOS can access Shared Media straight from the redesigned profile pages. Those who have a lot of Folders may like the new folder sidebar with icons in the style of Telegram Desktop.