Telegram celebrates 1 billion daily messages. 'This is insane'

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Telegram celebrates 1 billion daily messages. 'This is insane'

Instant Messaging app Telegram is celebrating 1 billion daily messages with 50 million users worldwide. One million new users weekly start using Telegram.

“This is insane”, Telegram crew writes on their blog. “Sixteen months ago Telegram didn't exist, and today it is used by millions of people all over the world – from Spain and Brazil to Malaysia and South Korea. We spent $0 on advertising Telegram and trusted you – our users – to spread the word. The results are amazing and are entirely your achievement.”

Secured messaging

The app gained publicity and quite some new users after the Facebook/Whatsapp acquisition announcement in February 2013. Millions of Whatsapp users fled to Telegram out of privacy concerns. Telegram saw 8 million news users after the announcement.

Although Whatsapp is still the worlds most used messaging app, Telegram enjoys users from Spain, Brazil and Korea. The app is especially known for its secured messaging. 

About CM:

Companies are always looking for the best way to reach their consumers and the rise of mobile technology offers them new opportunities to achieve this goal.

Founded in 1999, CM helps companies to interact with their customers through a multi-use mobile platform for SMS, Push notifications and Authenticator.

In addition to various messaging services, the platform also provides solutions for calling through SIP trunking, SMS Analytics for companies, phone number validation and online identification solutions such as two-factor authentication (2FA).

We offer a hybrid solution for companies to reach their target audience, anytime and anywhere.

We offer a range of mobile services for a broad range of industries

Retail: Enhance customer loyalty and engagement through mobile
Travel & Hospitality: Prolong the customer journey in travel & hospitality
Healthcare: Cost reductions and efficient healthcare through our platform
Education: Engage and interact with students, teachers and parents
Fundraising: Easier, user friendly and more accessible donations
Government: Remove the gap between government and citizens
Finance: Improve global service with an extra layer of security

Besides the many platform features, CM also delivers some premium custom built solutions, like app development services. We keep focused on delivering the best services possible for you to reach your audience.

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