Telegram News

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…
Jun 25, 2021

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…
Jun 25, 2021

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…
Apr 26, 2021

Voice Chats 2.0: Channels, Millions of Listeners, Recorded Chats, Admin Tools

Voice Chats first appeared in December, adding a new dimension of live talk to Telegram groups. Starting today, they become available in…
Mar 19, 2021

Auto-Delete, Widgets and Expiring Invite Links

This update brings an auto-delete timer for messages in any chat, as well as new flexible invite links and faster access to your chats…
Feb 23, 2021

Moving Chat History from Other Apps

Over 100 million new users joined Telegram this January, seeking more privacy and freedom. But what about the messages and memories that remain in older apps? Starting today, everyone…
Jan 28, 2021

Voice Chats Done Right

Today, Telegram groups get an entire new dimension with Voice Chats – persistent conference calls that members can join and leave as they please. Our 12th update in 2020 brings them…
Dec 23, 2020

Pinned Messages 2.0, Improved Live Locations, Playlists and More

Halloween is just around the corner and we've assembled choice tools to help organize your trick-or-treating. Practice your voodoo skills…
Oct 30, 2020

Search Filters, Anonymous Admins, Channel Comments and More

Your personal Telegram Cloud is endless and full of spicy memes – to help you find your way around it, we're introducing Search Filters.…
Sep 30, 2020

Video Calls and Seven Years of Telegram

Today marks seven years of Telegram. In 2013, we began as a small app focused on secure messaging and have since grown into a platform with over 400M users. Now this platform also…
Aug 14, 2020

Profile Videos, 2 GB File Sharing, Group Stats, Improved People Nearby and More

Today's update brings Profile Videos along with improved People Nearby features, unlimited file sharing with up to 2 Gigabytes per file…
Jul 26, 2020

Video Editor, Animated Photos, Better GIFs and More

In 2015, Telegram released the most powerful photo editor to be implemented in a messaging app, letting you enhance image quality and add…
Jun 4, 2020

400 Million Users, 20,000 Stickers, Quizzes 2.0 and €400K for Creators of Educational Tests

Telegram has reached 400,000,000 monthly users, up from 300 million a year ago. Every day…
Apr 24, 2020

Coronavirus News and Verified Channels

Channels are a tool for broadcasting your public messages to large audiences. They offer a unique opportunity to reach people directly, sending a notification to their phones with…
Apr 3, 2020

Chat Folders, Archive, Channel Stats and More

Many of our users rely on Telegram for their work and studies, even more so in the last weeks. To make sure everyone's chat lists can handle…
Mar 30, 2020

New Profiles, Fast Media Viewer and People Nearby 2.0

Hundreds of millions rely on Telegram to share precious moments with their loved ones. Today we're making it easier to relive shared memories…
Feb 13, 2020

Polls 2.0: Visible Votes, Multiple Answers, and Quiz Mode

Since we first added polls for groups and channels, they've been used for everything from deciding where to have lunch to organizing leaderless…
Jan 23, 2020

Verifiable Builds, New Theme Editor, Send When Online and So Much More

Introducing Reproducible Apps, Theme Editor 2.0, Send When Online and So Much More
Jan 1, 2020

Scheduled Messages, Reminders, Custom Cloud Themes and More Privacy

In our previous update, we added a handy menu when you hold the send button. Today we're populating this menu with a new option that helps…
Sep 5, 2019

Celebrating 6 Years of Telegram

We launched Telegram 6 years ago, on August 14, 2013 – and immediately set to work on the next update. That‘s how it’s been ever since.
Aug 15, 2019