Should You Trust Telegram?

Telegram is a free messaging-app service founded by people behind VK, which is Russia’s biggest social networking site, primarily focused on speed and user privacy. Initially released in August 2013, the app has managed to get over 400 million monthly active users.

So what are some cool features which compell you to use telegram messenger?

Secret Chat : 

In case you don't want to leave evidence telegram also has an option for secret chat.
Self Destruct Messages on Secret Chats will not leave any evidence


Telegram has a unique feature called Channels that allow you to broadcast messages to large audiences. Unlike Groups, Telegram Channels can have an unlimited amount of subscribers, and only admins have the right to post content. Many protests across globe used telegram channel to mobilize the mob. Some features are sometimes used for unwanted reasons.Telegram groups can hold up to 200,000 members.


Schedule Messages:

Telegram has a feature that not only lets you send messages at a particular time but also on a particular date. Just hold the “send” button in any chat and choose “Schedule Message” to automatically send content at a specified time in the future. This feature also works in your “Saved Messages” chat, turning your planned messages into reminders.


Edit sent messages:

Just press and hold on the message you want to change and then tap the “edit” button. From there, you can modify the message and resend it. Telegram will put an “edited” label on the message to let recipients know of the update.


Send uncompressed file:

Telegram has no limits on the size of your media and chats. This is a beautiful feature for journalists. While you can send uncompressed media in other messaging apps, you have to convert it in another format like EXE or PDF. Telegram, however, allows you to send uncompressed video and images directly (without converting them into another format). It saves you a lot of trouble.


Slow Mode: 

Enable  the “Slow Mode” and set an interval of 1 minute. Now members in the group can only send one message per minute. A timer will show them how long they have to wait before sending the next message

Transparency :

Telegram is an open-source app. This means anyone can check the app’s source code, protocol, API, and see how it works and make an informed decision.