Telegram is working on a way for users to be able to auction off usersnames via the TON blockchain.
Germany May Block Telegram Over Hate Speech
Germany is looking to address hate speech on the Telegram messaging platform, even leaving open the possibility of banning the service.
Telegram Gained 70 Million New Users During Facebook Outage
It was a known fact that Telegram gained users during Facebook’s recent outage, but founder Pavel Durov is putting a number on it: 70 million.
Telegram a Casualty of Facebook’s Woes
Telegram was an unlikely casualty Facebook’s troubles Monday, as people flocked to the messaging service, slowing it down.
Telegram Adds Group Video Calls
Encrypted communication platform Telegram has finally added group video calls, roughly a year after originally announcing plans for the feature.
Mobile App Usage Up 30%, Hits 4.2 Hours Per Day
A new report shows how much mobile app usage has grown during the pandemic, reaching 4.2 hours per day, a 30% increase over 2019.
SOPA / PIPA: Danny Sullivan Gets Creative In Contacting His Senator
Yesterday’s SOPA Blackout prompted people to contact their Congressional representatives in unprecedented numbers. Phones rang nonstop, websites went down, and social media accounts were flooded. Some members of Congress, though, were a bit insulated from the flood simply because their…
New York Times-Owned Paper Puts Paywall Around Online Content
Telegram.com, the website for the Worcester Telegram & Gazette in Massachusetts, which is owned by the New York Times Company, has now put up a paywall. On Telegram.com, users are granted with a message, which reads: