Telegram is one of the many messaging apps available on the market today. It was released in 2013 and emphasized a secure, privacy-focused app which managed to get more than 100 million active users since its launch. Now, the developers have announced Telegraph, a new publishing platform inside the app, alongside other new features.
Telegram recently got the 3.14 update for both the iOS and Android versions. The most noteworthy feature included in the update must be Telegraph, its own publishing platform. It allows any Telegram user to create detailed posts with photos, and various embedded content you want. The feature builds on the security and privacy concerns of the app, and as such the published content is anonymous by default. However, you can add your name if you want to.
These functions are what makes Telegraph a great way for posting various types of content posts online using a link. They can be shared anywhere, but the format is optimized for Telegram and another one of its new features, Instant View.
As the name implies, the feature allows users to view various articles instantly, with no loading time of any sort. However, not all website are supported by this feature, only the ones Telegram has selected until now, with more to be added in the future.
Telegraph is designed to also make use of Instant View. If you want to access a link someone shared with you regarding the content they created, then you’ll be able to instantly see it simply by pressing the Instant View button. The article will open as a native page, which helps users save both time as well as data as long as the article is built inside Telegram or from a supported website.
Other features and functions include in Telegram’s recent update are a new interface and notification settings. Not to mention an improved security for the app’s passcode locks, and various minor changes in the design of the app. One feature that will surely be appreciated by a segment of users is the improved camera functionality within Telegram. Users will be able to take photos and record videos faster than before.
What do you think about Telegram and its new publishing platform? Are you willing to give the app a try?
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