The safe messaging app Telegram has acquired a brand new replace on Home windows that helps customers higher shield their privateness by giving them extra management over their knowledge.
The replace comes at a time when customers are turning away from Fb-owned WhatsApp and shifting to extra privateness targeted messaging apps equivalent to Telegram and Sign. In reality, again in January, Telegram even put out a blog post detailing how customers may move their chat history from WhatsApp, Line and KakaoTalk to its service as a substitute.
Within the newest replace to its app on desktop, Telegram has launched a brand new function that enables customers to delete teams they’ve created in addition to all of their name historical past with out leaving a hint. Cellular customers even have the flexibility to delete a secret group for either side.
Since Telegram would not retailer customers deleted chats, name historical past or teams on its servers, this knowledge disappears utterly as soon as a customers has clicked on the delete button within the app on each cellular and desktop.
Improved voice chat
Along with giving its customers extra management over their knowledge, Telegram has additionally added a brand new function to enhance the service’s voice chat expertise after rolling out help for group calls final 12 months.
To make sure that each person in a voice chat is heard, the corporate has launched a brand new function that enables customers to regulate the quantity on a per person foundation. Now when in an energetic voice chat, Telegram customers can click on on the highest menu and regulate the microphone ranges of particular person individuals whereas admins can change the quantity of everybody in a voice chat.
Telegram has additionally added the flexibility for customers to report pretend teams or channels that are impersonating well-known folks or organizations. This may be achieved by opening a channel or group’s Profile and clicking on the Report button. Right here you may report a channel for spam, violence, grownup or unlawful content material and for being a pretend account.
The brand new replace for Telegram desktop is now rolling out by way of the Microsoft Retailer for Windows 10 and customers can obtain it instantly from the service’s web page on the shop.
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