Facebook outage period turn profitable for Telegram, within 24 hours the instant messaging app gained more than 3 million new users.
Telegram is a free instant messaging app like WhatsApp, well-known for its encryption, privacy, and self-destructive private messages. With Telegram, you can access your messages across multiple devices.
With Telegram, all your messages, media, etc are encrypted using a combination of 256-bit symmetric AES encryption, 2048-bit RSA encryption, and Diffie–Hellman secure key exchange. Telegram runs on user donation’s and the company claims it will never sell ads or monetize users’ data.
You will get the maximum privacy with Telegram Secret Chats, that programmed to get self-destruct automatically from both participating devices.
Telegram Founder and CEO Pavel Durov, confirmed this Thursday that more 3 million new users have joined Telegram during the historic Facebook outage.