Today, Telegram has introduced that it has crossed one more milestone — the messaging platform now has over 400 million month-to-month customers globally. This means the corporate acquired 100 million new customers during the last one yr, having crossed 300 million customers final yr.
The messaging app has been enterprise a bunch of initiatives to be extra socially accountable as effectively. It partnered with 17 international locations’ well being ministries to assist throughout the COVID-19 pandemic; in India, Telegram partnered with the federal government to launch a devoted channel to share verified information about Coronavirus.
Telegram additionally began an schooling initiative to assist college students caught at dwelling as a result of lockdown. The firm has introduced that it’ll give 400,000 euros to academic content material creators, and customers will be capable of participate in exams utilizing the Quizbot function.
Speaking about its plans via, and after, the lockdown, the corporate stated “Telegram is aware of the civilization shift that is expected in a post COVID world and is trying to ensure that the new world about to be born is a better place than the one we’re leaving behind. This is a chance for people to use their time in isolation to create a better version of themselves – and a chance for technology to prove its worth for humanity. With such initiatives, the company is doing all it can not only to help contain the pandemic and combat the spread of unverified information – but also to find new ways of moving forward”