telegram introduced a new update for Android User. The update brings a variety of new features to the messaging apps. This includes a revised payment system, voice chat scheduling and much more.
Payment support for Telegram was first introduced in 2017. The company has now introduced Payments 2.0 for the App Users can make payments in any chat. “Starting today, merchants can natively accept credit card payments in any chat, relying on 8 integrated third-party payment providers such as Stripe,” the company wrote in a blog post.
Telegram users can also add tips when making a purchase through the messaging app. Payments can now also be made via PC apps.
The messaging platform has also updated its voice chats function. Group and channel administrators can now schedule voice chat for a specific date and time. According to Telegram, with the new update, users will see a colorful countdown of the scheduled chat at the top of the chat. Prospects can also choose to receive a notification when voice chat begins.
Another feature that comes with the new update is the mini-profiles for voice chats. This feature allows users to expand profile pictures and BIOS to get a better idea of who they are chatting with – without leaving the voice chat window. You can also change the profile picture and edit the bio without leaving the chat.
Telegram has also released a new web version of the private messaging app. “The first web version of Telegram was released in 2014. Since then, our internal competition demon has been whispering,“ Why one web version when you can have two? “Said the company.
Both web versions support animated stickers, dark mode, chat folders, and more.