In this day and age, privacy is more important than ever. A single sentence taken out of context has the potential to change your life completely and in the era of deepfakes its easier than ever to share fake information. If you want to use an instant messaging app that offers unrivaled performance and a superior security level Telegram is the right choice for you. Now, Telegram 5.8 rolled out with some new features, bug fixes, and improvements.
Telegram instant messaging app sports some cool features
- Faster than light – Telegram is the fastest messenger in the market. The speed is offered by a unique networking solution which links thousands of data centers spread across the globe.
- Unified – Start your message on your smartphone, and finish it on your laptop. Telegram is available across a large number of devices, and a seamless synchronization system will keep your data safe and updated at all times.
- No size limit for multimedia content – We have all been there. You want to share kick-ass videos with your friends, but the messaging service says that it is too big and you can’t send it. Telegram allows you to send a large variety of files, and size is not an issue. Share entire movies, photo galleries, and playlists without the need to worry.
- Light – The files you receive and the chat history are saved in the cloud where they are safe for an as long as you need them.
- High security – Telegram was build from the ground up to be as secure as possible. The entire content of the app is encrypted with the help of 256-bit symmetric AES, 2048-bit RSA encryption, and the strong Diffie-Hellman secure key exchange protocol.
- Taste the power of groups – You can create groups with up to 200,000 members, share the content of any type, and use bots to automate select asks.
- Free for all – The app is completely free, and you won’t see any trace of ads.
Telegram 5.8 rolled out with new features, bug fixes, and improvements
The latest update, Telegram 5.8, comes with a selection of features. Users have the option to add other people to contacts even if their numbers are hidden. Users can create local communities by creating location-based groups. Those who wish to retire will have the option to grant full rights to another admin.
Telegram 5.8 is already available to download from the Google Play Store.
Sara Liard is a seasoned journalist with 15 years experience as a reporter. While studying journalism at The Art Institute of California, Sacramento, Sara wrote her thesis political corruption at the municipal level. As a contributor to Swerd Media Sarah mostly covers politics.