WhatsApp will re-introduce controversial new privacy policy

WhatsApp plans to re-introduce the updated privacy policy that ignited a massive backlash against the Facebook-owned messaging app. The company said it will notify users of the…

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Telegram took down ‘hundreds’ of calls for violence from public US channels

With just two days before Wednesday’s presidential inauguration, Telegram said it has spent much of the last two weeks monitoring the situation in the US and subsequently…

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Senator asks social networks, carriers to preserve evidence from Capitol riot

Tech companies are under pressure to support officials investigating the Capitol Hill riot. Senator Mark Warner of Virginia has sent letters to eleven tech companies urging them…

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Telegram channels will start getting ads next year

Nearly eight years after its initial launch and with almost 500 million users to its name, encrypted chat app Telegram finds itself at an inflection point: it…

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Telegram’s one-on-one video calls are live on Android and iOS

Video calling has finally arrived on Telegram. The secure messaging app promised group video calls earlier this year at the beginning of coronavirus-related lockdowns, which made applications…

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Telegram adds video editor and more creative tools

A robust Telegram update has added video editing to the messaging app, according to a recent blog post. Users can also add animated stickers to media, along…

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