Brian Acton and Jan Koum founded WhatsApp in 2009, In February 2014
Facebook (owned by Mark zukkerburg) bought WhatsApp for US$19 billion and
publish quick status updates similar to those on Facebook. Telegram is a cloud-based messenger with seamless sync and that was developed by the brothers Nikolai and Pavel Durov in 2014.
In the telegram, you can access your messages from different devices that
include tablets, computers and smartphone also. You can share an unlimited number of photos, videos and files (doc, zip, mp3, etc.) of up to 1,5 GB each and you don’t want to store that data into your storage, you can also store into the cloud. So you can also download movies through Telegram.
WhatsApp Messenger is a cross-platform instant messaging application which
allows Android, iPhone, BlackBerry, Windows Phone and Nokia smartphone users to share text, image, video and audio messages up to 16 MB each. You need to store these files on your phone’s storage. Here is top 7 features of Telegram that shows why Telegram more than better comparing WhatsApp.
The WhatsApp has much security problems that the WhatsApp sharing the data with Facebook for business purpose. The owner of Telegram recently declined to give the Russian government its encryption keys that were very favourable to its users.
2. Gorup chat
Whatsapp has maximum numbers of members in the group is 256 and Telegram has 100000. The only drawback is that group members may not follow the chats in telegram group, that means thousands of members can chat thousands of messages. However, we can build a big community through this groups.
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Here a person or group of persons or company … Can connect information
without being in a group chat. This feature that makes telegram makes
different. Through this feature, anyone can officially announce their news and
it reduces the fake news. This function is not allowed in WhatsApp.
4. Secret Chat
Secret chat use end-to-end encryption, that means only sender and recipient
can read this messages. The telegram never stores these types of messages into the cloud and also you cannot recover this after deletion. You cannot forward those messages to another chat. You can set the timer for delete after sharing the media and files.
Bots are the third party application that runs inside the telegram. You can
interact with the way of by sending messages, comments and online requests. If you have at least some skills in computer programming you can easily create bots. This feature only available in Telegram.
Expressions are very important things during a text message. There are emojis in WhatsApp and telegram have bothemojis and stickers. You can also create stickers in the telegram. The users are more satisfactory for this stickers, so i think telegram is won this area.
7. Status Update
This is the feature what Whatsapp has that Telegram doesn’t. More peoples are doing it daily and I think it is a seasonal update on Facebook. When the users are bored with the status they just need to next update. However, users very love
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The messenger giant WhatsApp has more than 1 billion active users daily, but the Telegram has 100 million active users. So I preferred that you can use both of the apps on your device. Telegram has more options than WhatsApp and I use both for different purposes. Whatsapp is using for just time killing and Telegram is perfect for business uses and you can also use for better chats.