The open-source chatapp Telegram, of the founders of the Russian social-networking site, UK, is supplying now 1 billion messages per day to users. The number of active users amounts to fifty million; which is much less than WhatsApp.
In addition, get the free chat app – which is to say not as a goal to earn money – weekly a million new users in, claims the organization. Although it is not clear what the Telegram under ‘active users’, we mean, is to be sure that Telegram will be considerably less than the paid competitor WhatsApp: which messaging app was in October six hundred million monthly active users.
Also the number of messages that WhatsApp processes is still considerably higher. Telegram delivers every day a billion messages; WhatsApp were there in april 44 billion. By the existence of group conversations are, these figures may be somewhat misleading: if a message to a group chat with five people is sent, it will be five times delivered. Moreover, Telegram is in contrast to WhatsApp support for the use of multiple clients next to each other; therefore, a message may be both a computer and a phone to be delivered.
Telegram recently added a number of new features: for example, a Telegram-account be transferred to a new number. Also, there is support for perfect forward secrecy. It uses temporary keys. The key will be in the future secured, then this can only recent traffic to be decrypted: movement from the past, a different key is used, which has already been removed. Users can also give others a link to send that they can be reached at Telegram, by their user name to add to the address ” telegram.me/’, and has the Android-version has a Material Design look and feel.