Telegram App: Some Interesting Features Of The Instant Messaging App


Telegram app is an instant messaging application having reportedly about 200 million subscribers. Here are all the details you need to know about the app.

Written By Nikhil Pandey | Mumbai | Updated On:

Telegram Messenger is a popular social networking app. The app, founded in 2013, was developed by Russian brothers Pavel Durov and Nikolai Durov. Reportedly, the social networking app has 200 million subscribers worldwide. Here are some interesting features about Telegram that makes it better than its competitors. 

Interesting features of the Telegram App 

A. Multiple profile photos: 
A unique feature of Telegram is that the app allows all its users to keep more than one profile picture. The last picture posted by the user will be considered as the profile picture. Moreover, any user viewing the picture can swipe through multiple pictures of the person. 

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B. Secret chats:
The social networking app gives its user a unique feature of keeping their private chats encrypted from the Telegram servers. Those private messages also get erased off from the phone after some time. This feature is perfect for people who are conscious of privacy. 

C. Customise your Telegram:
The app helps all its user to choose various theme and wallpapers for their chat background. One can choose from the existing themes and wallpapers or create one's own theme in the app, by clicking on the 'create new theme' from the settings of the app. 

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D. Deleting sent messages:
Though many networks have introduced the feature of deleting a sent message, reportedly, Telegram was the pioneer in providing the unique feature back in days. Many media reports claim that the feature is only available for 48 hours from the time the message was sent. 

E. Easy to switch to different accounts: 

This feature helps people managing various accounts from a single phone. It is a great way to keep professional and personal activities separate. One can simply add a new account along with the existing one, and use both of the accounts without any hindrance. 

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