Telegram launches Video Calling Features: Know Full Details
Telegram launches Video Calling Features: Know Full Details

Telegram Launches Video Calling Feature: Know Full Details

There are many of such people among us who may have used Whatsapp, but perhaps few of us are not know about what Telegram is! Yes my friends, Telegram is a Messaging App just like Whatsapp. You can use it to communicate with your friends and relatives just like similar messaging apps.

By the way, the functions of this instant messaging app are like that of all other similar applications, but people like it more for some features and safety tools.

Highlights

  • Video calling will be fully encrypted
  • Four emoji will be available for confirmation
  • Group video calling feature will come soon
  • Support PIP mode
  • About Telegram Application
  • Security Features

About Video Calling feature

Instant messaging app (Telegram) has released the video calling feature for its Android and iOS users. The launch of this feature was discussed long back. Telegram released this feature on the occasion of its 7th anniversary.

This feature of Telegram has been released on Alpha version and according to the company, its video calling is end to end encrypted. For its testing, the company has also introduced a special emoji matching feature. The company has also mentioned that it will soon introduce a feature of group video calling.

Telegram has said about the launch of this feature that the video calling feature will support Picture to Picture ie PIP mode. The advantage of this feature is that users can also do other work on the phone by scrolling the video chat. Users can also go from video call to normal call.

After the new update, users will be able to call in a contact’s profile by clicking on the video call button. Also, four emojis will appear on the screen to confirm encryption. Understand with an example, if four emoji are not showing on your screen then your calling is not secure.

Telegram was launched in the year 2013. After this, there are more than 400 million users and it is in the list of top 10 downloading apps. Telegram has many features that are not available in apps like WhatsApp. This messaging app has benefited a lot since the outbreak of COVID-19 pandemic, as telegram channels have been used by all the country’s government to provide Corona updates which were not possible on WhatsApp.

About Telegram Application

When there was limited features in Whatsapp, Telegram came into the market and provided a tough competition to applications like Whatsapp. It has become more popular due to its amazing features. That’s why we thought to share complete information about what is the Telegram app, its history, founders and special features so that you have an option to choose better. It is an Instant Messaging and Voice Over IP (Internet Protocol) service (Mobile and PC App) based on Cloud. Cloud here means that the data of your Telegram App is stored in Telegram’s server instead of your device.

Telegram is free from the beginning and always will be, and the chats, messages all will be there forever. It will not be wrong to say that Telegram has given a new direction to the world of instant messaging. It was launched in the year 2013. After this, there are more than 400 million users and Telegram is in the list of top 10 downloading apps.

This messaging app has many features that make it different from others such as Telegram Groups, Telegram Channel, Telegram Bots, Telegram Stickers etc. This is a little glimpse of information about the telegram app. Go through the article for great information ahead.

History of Telegram

Talking about the history of Telegram Messenger then this app was first launched by two brothers Nikolai and Pavel in 2013. And talking about their pre-achievements then both of them had launched the Russian Social Network VK first, later they left VK when they were made head of Ru Group.

Nikolai Durov has created MtProto Protocol, which is the Basis of Messenger, in this project. Owner of the application says that the main objective is not to make a profit, so they made it like a non-profit organization.

Telegram was launched for iOS on 20 October 2013 and on 14 August 2013 for Android Phone. It has been much more liked by Android users than iOS.

Telegram App is of which country?

Telegram’s team (Office) is located in Dubai, but this app belongs to Russia (Russia). Due to some local IT rules, Telegram had to leave Russia. Before going to Dubai, they tried a lot to go to many places including Berlin, London and Singapore. Even both of them are from Russia but still, both of them made their non-profit company in Germany so officially it is a German Company.

Security Features of Telegram

As mentioned already about some features of telegram app, but still know about some of the other Important Security Features. This will let you know why this instant Messaging app is so secure.

  1. Secret Chat:- There is a SECRET Chat facility in it where you can destroy your chats when your conversion is expired and if you want to delete them automatically, for which you can choose automatically delete option.
  2. Encryption:- Where there are 2 layers of encryption in the other messaging apps, there are 3 layer encryption in telegram which makes it more secure than others.
  3. Password:- You can set Password on this app either by fingerprint or PIN which makes it more secure.
  4. Protocol:- Telegram MtProto Protocol uses to encrypt data of your users.
  5. Multiple devices access:- User can use this app simultaneously in more than one device.
  6. Two-step Verification:- Telegram facilities two steps of verification that means when user will log in into some other device, an OTP will be sent to the registered mobile number.

Apart from this, there are many other features such as Cloud Data Storage and End-to-End Encryption. Most importantly this app doesn’t store any data with itself and doesn’t share it with any third party.

What is Telegram Channel?

The telegram channel is a very important reason unlike the other applications, which is a very important reason, most people download this messaging app and also use it with the channel. All users from these channels can easily read the news, can see Analytics, investing strategies can get, download PDF, movies, get information etc.

Nowadays Telegram Channels has become a very better platform to get more precise and genuine information on any particular topic. It is much better than Facebook pages or other sources. Because here you receive the researched information in Abridged Form. For which you do not have to waste much time in researching. Telegram Channels are a very best feature of Telegram Messenger.

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Types of channels?

Telegram channels are mainly divided into two types according to their users database:-

  • Public channels
  • Private Channels

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Public Channels are those channels that are visible to ever users and they can join and be a part of it.

Private Channels are those channels which are generally not open for public. These are often closed societies. It is invisible to find them on the Internet and only if you are Invited by joining Link or Admin invites you then one can join them.

Features of Telegram Channels

There are so many features of telegram channels. We have categorized them well so that you could easily understand them.

Channel Icon and Description- This helps you to recognize a telegram channel such as a Channel Icon that helps you to set a Square Image. You can also add a description in your channel. In these description sections, you can add details of the channel and also can add Link. Whenever you want, you can easily change Icon and its description going on setting > channel.

Unlimited Members- Here in this application, there is no restriction on having the members. Anyone can join your channel or with the help of Public or Private Links. Telegram will never warn you for Member counts. If a new member Join your channel then he/she could read all the messages from the big comfort that you or an admin had posted from the beginning of the channel.

Notifications by default- All the members get a notification when you do some post in the channel. And if you do not want to disturb yourself, members then you can enable the silent broadcasting at the time of broadcasting by tap to notification bell.

Sharing Large Size Files- In a Channel, you can share files, such as images, videos. Documents, Compressed Files – Zip, Rar, EXE and other formats easily. You can share a big file size up to 2 GB.

Pinning Post- If you want to show any Important Message, your new as well as Old Members, then you can pin that post. This will make it pinned message which always appear in your channel’s top. Frequently announcement or important updates could be pinned in the channel.

Search- If one has recently joined any Telegram channel and having difficulties to fetch old conversations or topic then one can easily use the search feature and finds as per dates or alphabets.

What is the Advantage of Joining Telegram Channels?

Since telegram channels have been categorized according to their NICHE, therefore they get information on the same interesting niches on join. Here you will get information about some advantages of joining the channel.

  • You can share your knowledge and ideas with another.
  • With this, you also get a lot of new teachings.
  • Since there are no ADS here, so you do not get anything except content.
  • You do not need to waste your precious time to get information on your required topic.
  • It is also good for advertisers because they get targeted people in one place.
  • For Business Promotion, you can talk to many people and learn a lot from them.
  • These are produced for small companies, where they can discuss their ideas and future plans.
  • This can also give learning in the opinions about your products.
  • It can also be used for fun purpose too.

What is Telegram Bots?

As per the Official Website, Telegram Bots are those which run within the telegram and are third-party applications. Users here send them messages, commands and other inline requests to interact with these bots. Apart from this, if you want to control it more, then you have to send HTTPS requests to the Official BOT API. As we already know, this messaging app is completely free and open. Because of which its code is open for everyone, with its API too.

Telegram in the entire Internet is the first app that introduced the BotStore in front of people and with it, people liked it very much. Thereby developers can create Custom Bots according to your requirement.

Hope you liked this article. Feel free to ask your queries related to this article in the comment section below.

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