Free messaging app Telegram is getting into the subscription game. Founder Pavel Durov confirmed today a paid offering is coming later this month which will go above and beyond the current free experience — so a premium offer — without, per the post on his Telegram channel, any negative...

Messaging platform Telegram is launching Sponsored Messages, a tool that will allow anyone to promote their channels and bots. Sponsored messages on Telegram will be shown only in large public one-to-many channels with over a 1000 members. Once they are fully launched and allow Telegram to cover...

Messaging platform Telegram is launching Sponsored Messages, a tool that will allow anyone to promote their channels and bots. Sponsored messages on Telegram will be shown only in large public one-to-many channels with over a 1000 members. Once they are fully launched and allow Telegram to cover...

Messaging platform Telegram is launching Sponsored Messages, a tool that will allow anyone to promote their channels and bots. Sponsored messages on Telegram will be shown only in large public one-to-many channels with over a 1000 members. Once they are fully launched and allow Telegram to cover...

Group video calls will be coming to Telegram’s messaging platform next month with what’s being touted as a fully featured implementation, including support for web-based videoconferencing. Founder Pavel Durov made the announcement via a (text) message posted to his official Telegram channel...

Group video calls will be coming to Telegram’s messaging platform next month with what’s being touted as a fully featured implementation, including support for web-based videoconferencing. Founder Pavel Durov made the announcement via a (text) message posted to his official Telegram channel...

Pakistan has temporarily blocked several social media services in the South Asian nation, according to users and a government-issued notice reviewed by TechCrunch. In an order titled “Complete Blocking of Social Media Platforms,” the Pakistani government ordered Pakistan Telecommunication...

Following the disastrous announcement of changes to its privacy policy, WhatsApp is losing the trust of millions of users who are now looking for a new encrypted messaging platform. Telegram claims it’s added 100 million new users this month alone, and it hopes its new ability to transfer...