Telegram

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Telegram is a cloud-based messaging app with a focus on privacy, security and speed. It allows users to synchronize chats across all devices, send documents of any type, encrypt messages and destruct them.

TypePrivate
Founded2013
HQDubai, AE
Websitetelegram.org

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Employees (est.) (Jul 2021)341(+3%)
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

Telegram Office Locations

Telegram has an office in Dubai
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Telegram Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date

2013

Telegram total Funding

$1.7 b

Telegram latest funding size

$850 m

Time since last funding

4 years ago

Telegram investors

Telegram's latest funding round in February 2017 was reported to be $850 m. In total, Telegram has raised $1.7 b
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Telegram Operating Metrics

Telegram's Users was reported to be 500 m in Jan, 2021. Telegram's Monthly Active Users was reported to be 400 m in Apr, 2020.
Jan, 2018Mar, 2018Apr, 2020Jan, 2021

Countries Covered

20

Monthly Active Users

400 m

New Users (Per Day)

1.5 m

Users

180 m200 m500 m
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Telegram Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

89/100

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Telegram Online and Social Media Presence

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Telegram News and Updates

Anti-vaccine groups used Telegram to send 'apparent death threats' to BBC journalists, report says

Summary List PlacementBBC News is said to have tightened its newsroom security after receiving threats against journalists from anti-lockdown or anti-vaccine groups. The Observer reported that conspiracy groups on the messaging app Telegram had "swapped details of journalists, including their addr…

New Telegram audio transcripts show how Proud Boys panicked when members started getting arrested after the Capitol riot

Summary List PlacementProud Boys members squabbled in private conversations after the Capitol riot, according to newly-released audio transcripts in a group leader's court case. Ethan Nordean, a 30-year-old described as the "Sergeant of Arms" of the Proud Boys' Seattle chapter, was arrested in Feb…

WallStreetQueenOfficial Introduces Its Telegram Channel

NEW YORK, June 07, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The growing popularity and adoption of cryptocurrencies and decentralized finance (DeFi) are indicative of the crypto marketplace’s impact on the global community. While everyone can operate in the marketplace, only players with in-depth knowledge of dig…

CryptoCoinPost Announces Its Telegram Channel

NEW YORK, June 04, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- With the massive adoption of decentralized finance and cryptocurrencies in general, the crypto marketplace seems to have taken the world by storm. To profit from the crypto market, you need an in-depth knowledge of the market and the ability to stay up-t…

Do You Suddenly Need To Stop Using Telegram On Your iPhone?

This surprising new update will shock millions of Apple iPhone users...

Yes, WhatsApp Just Launched This Stunning New Strike At Telegram

WhatsApp suddenly shows it's prepared to strike back at its rivals—here's what just happened...
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Telegram Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Telegram founded?

    Telegram was founded in 2013.

  • How many employees does Telegram have?

    Telegram has 341 employees.

  • Who are Telegram competitors?

    Competitors of Telegram include Viber, WhatsApp and Slack.

  • Where are Telegram offices?

    Telegram has an office in Dubai.

  • How many offices does Telegram have?

    Telegram has 1 office.