More Than 25 Million New Users Join Telegram After Whatsapp Announced New Privacy Rules

Telegram has announced that more 25 million new users have joined the messaging app in the past three days.

This new addition has made the Dubai-based application get over 500 million users.

WhatsApp recently updated its privacy settings by asking users to agree to their data being shared with Facebook.

This has caused a great discontentment among users who in fury have decided to try out new means of messaging their friends and family.

Telegram surpassed 500 million active users

In the past 72 hours alone, more than 25 million new users from around the world joined Telegram. – the message read


Telegram also thanked its users for helping them rake these numbers by saying;

Thank you! These milestones were made possible by users like you who invite their friends to Telegram. 

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