Telegram Added Over 70 Million New Users During Facebook Outage: Founder Pavel Durov.

Facebook blamed its outage, which kept users from accessing WhatsApp, Instagram and Messenger, on a faulty configuration change. Messaging app Telegram gained over 70 million new users during Monday’s Facebook outage, its founder Pavel Durov said on Tuesday, as people worldwide were left without key messaging services for nearly six

Telegram blocks ‘dozens’ of hardcore hate channels threatening violence

With many social networks suddenly reevaluating their policies in light of recent political violence in the U.S., the popular messaging app Telegram has begun chipping away at an organized network of neo-Nazi and white supremacist accounts flourishing on the platform. Telegram confirmed to TechCrunch that it has removed dozens of